Harper College

Palatine, IL

Harper College

Palatine, IL

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Tuition & Fees

$12,399

$14,664

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

22

students

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

13,477

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 13,477
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.

  • Metropolitan area: Chicago
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: O'Hare International

Harper College
1200 West Algonquin Road
Palatine
60067-7398

Top Organizations

  • Student Radio Station
  • Program Board
  • Student Senate
  • Nursing Club
  • Phi Theta Kappa

Top Events

  • Transfer Information Week
  • Wellness Week
  • Career Expo
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.86

Selective

Not Reported

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Racquetball, Table tennis, Tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Table tennis, Tennis

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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Art/Art Studies, General
Banking and Financial Support Services
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Chemistry, General
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
Dietetic Technician
Dietetics/Dietitian
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion and Fabric Consultant
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Health Teacher Education
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
History, General
Homeland Security
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Music, General
Nanotechnology
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Small Business Administration/Management
Sociology and Anthropology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

13,477

total students

99.5%

in-state

0.5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

13,477
students

Female
55%
7,359

Male
45%
6,118

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

33%

4,519
students

Female
49%
2,188

Male
51%
2,331

67%

8,958
students

Female
58%
5,171

Male
42%
3,787

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
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

529

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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