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Opportunity Profile

The Community of Elgin, Illinois

Situated along the banks of the Fox River, Elgin has inviting neighborhoods, interesting businesses and caring organizations. Home to nearly 106,000 residents, Elgin is a warm and friendly community that embraces newcomers and long-time residents alike. Elgin is proud of its diversity and culture.

Voted one of the top 10 U.S. cities for economic development in both 2003 and 2005, Elgin is one of America’s most dynamic centers for business growth with nearly 2,000 new jobs created annually.

Judson is only a half-hour drive from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. It has three highway interchanges adjacent to I-90, the Northwest Tollway's Golden Corridor lined with corporate headquarters and high-tech companies. Elgin is a city in the suburbs with an international flavor, home to corporations from around the world.

Elgin’s proximity to downtown Chicago means the Judson students can enjoy all the Windy City offers: arts, parks, zoos, museums, inner-city churches, mission opportunities, etc.


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