Tuition & Fees

$3,412

$13,388

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,450
Declined +
Total Received 4,450
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Public

14,957

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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Codes

SAT 1932
ACT 1163

School Facts

Harper College, founded in 1965, is a public, two-year community college. Its 200-acre campus is located in Palatine, IL, 20 miles from Chicago.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,957
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Palatine, IL

200-acre, suburban campus in Palatine (population: 69,350), 30 miles from Chicago. Centers in Prospect Heights and Schaumburg, IL. Air and train serve Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

Harper College
1200 West Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067-7398

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Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program None
School has early action program None
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Required of some

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,450
Declined +
Total Received 4,450

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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Admissions Contact

Robert Parzy
Student Recruitment and Outreach
P: 847 925-6700
F: 847 925-6044
admissions@harpercollege.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
soccer
softball
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NJCAA, North Central Community College Conference
Mascot
Hawks
School colors
blue and silver
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Undergraduate

100%

14,957
students

Female
55%
8,200

Male
45%
6,757

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

36%

5,391
students

Female
48%
2,573

Male
52%
2,818

undergraduatePart-time

64%

9,566
students

Female
59%
5,627

Male
41%
3,939

Student Break-down

3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
32%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • Job listing services
  • On campus job/career fairs
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Countries most often represented Bulgaria
China
India
Japan
Poland
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jill Izumikawa
International Student Coordinator
847 925-6227

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