Prairie State College
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Prairie State College is a Public, 2-4 years college located in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Prairie State ranked 16th in Community Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 2,618 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. It is a Associate's - Public Urban-serving Single Campus school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
Prairie State College is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of Prairie State College and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, IL 60411-8226|
|Net Price Calculator||prairiestate.edu/apply-reg-pay/financial-aid-calculator/net-price-calculator/index|
|School Type||Public, 2-4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Associate's - Public Urban-serving Single Campus|
|Highest Degree Offered||Associate's degree|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
Prairie State College has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information. The application fees are -$1 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✔|
|Graduate Application Fees||-$1|
Tuition & Fees
Prairie State's 2023 tuition & fees is $9,342 for Illinois residents and $11,064 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition is not changed and same to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($11,064).
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$9,342||$11,064|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 2,618 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 695 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
Prairie State offers 81 programs (all undergraduate).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Prairie State
|Number of programs||81 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
2 Year Certificate
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|
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