Tuition & Fees

$4,389

$14,364

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

13,749

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 13,749
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: 68,766), 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

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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Admissions Contact

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

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $3,750
Additional fees $639
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $5,389
Average Financial Aid - $5,218
Total with Avg. Aid $171

Financial Aid

46%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,218

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,382,374
State $2,012,578
Institutional $771,645
Other external $189,594
Total $12,356,191

Non-need-based

Federal $365,577
State
Institutional
Other external
Total $365,577

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%

13,749
students

Female
55%
7,523

Male
45%
6,226

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

35%

4,882
students

Female
47%
2,284

Male
53%
2,598

undergraduatePart-time

65%

8,867
students

Female
60%
5,239

Male
40%
3,628

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
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
847 925-6756
jizumika@harpercollege.edu

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