Harper College

Palatine, IL

Harper College

Palatine, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$9,942

$11,754

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

22

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

23,552

undergraduate students

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Location

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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 23,552
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational

200-acre, suburban campus in Palatine (population: 68,766), 30 miles from Chicago. Centers in Prospect Heights and Schaumburg, IL. Air and train serve Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

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Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
SAT/ACT requirements ACT only Required of some

Selective

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Admissions Factors

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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

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
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Financial Aid

39%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$3,921

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,372
Additional fees $570
Books & supplies $942
Total $10,884
Average Financial Aid - $3,921
Total with Avg. Aid $6,963

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $11,420,017
State $2,619,648
Institutional $920,980
Other external $158,735
Total $15,119,380

Non-need-based

Federal $382,222
State
Institutional
Other external
Total $382,222
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 847-925-6710
F: 847 925-6928
onestop@harpercollege.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

baseball, basketball, softball, volleyball, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NJCAA, North Central Community College Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Building/Property Maintenance.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist.
Child Care Provider/Assistant.
Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
Criminal Justice/Police Science.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
Dietetic Technician.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).
Engineering, General.
Fashion Merchandising.
Fashion and Fabric Consultant.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Fire Science/Fire-fighting.
Forensic Science and Technology.
General Studies.
Graphic Design.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician.
Homeland Security.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Interior Design.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary.
Music, General.
Parts, Warehousing, and Inventory Management Operations.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Surgical Technology/Technologist.
Teacher Assistant/Aide.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.
Welding Technology/Welder.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Tech prep program
  • Two-year transfer curriculum

23,552

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

23,552
students

Female
56%
13,107

Male
44%
10,445

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

22%

5,146
students

Female
49%
2,523

Male
51%
2,623

78%

18,406
students

Female
58%
10,584

Male
42%
7,822

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

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
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