William Rainey Harper College
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William Rainey Harper College is a Public, 2-4 years college located in Palatine, Illinois. Harper College ranked 1st in Community Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 12,015 (all undergraduate) and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Associate's - Public Rural-serving Large school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
William Rainey Harper College is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of William Rainey Harper College and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, IL 60067-7398|
|Net Price Calculator||https://www.harpercollege.edu/gov/financialaid/NetPriceCalculator/npcalc.htm|
|School Type||Public, 2-4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Associate's - Public Rural-serving Large|
|Highest Degree Offered||Associate's degree|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
William Rainey Harper 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 $25 for undergraduate programs and -$1 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✔|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$25|
|Graduate Application Fees||-$1|
Tuition & Fees
Harper College's 2023 tuition & fees is $9,942 for Illinois residents and $11,754 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 0.62% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($11,682).
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$9,942||$11,754|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 12,015 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 4,919 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
Harper College offers 112 programs (all undergraduate). 11 out of the 112 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Harper College
|Number of programs||112 Programs|
|Number of online programs||11 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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