Student Population at Harper College
12,199 (all undergraduate)
2021 Student Population
A total of 12,199 students have enrolled at William Rainey Harper College (all undergraduate).
By gender, 5,366 male and 6,833 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 4,405 full-time students and 7,794 part-time students.
The number of students at William Rainey Harper College is very large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Illinois. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Black Hawk College and Carl Sandburg College, its population is very large (average population is 5,660).
William Rainey Harper College offers online degree/certificate programs and 8,444 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 5,366 male and 6,833 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.79 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 5,938 White students (48.68%) and 3,483 Hispanic students (28.55%) at William Rainey Harper College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at William Rainey Harper College.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||34||19||15|
|Black or African American||488||188||300|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||3||1||2|
|Two or More Races||330||145||185|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 8,853 students whose age under twenty five and 1,990 students whose age is over thirty years old at William Rainey Harper College.
Especially, 1,252 students are younger than eighteen and 44 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at William Rainey Harper College.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||44||15||29|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At William Rainey Harper College, 10,549 students (86.47% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 8,444 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 8,376 students live in Illinois where William Rainey Harper College is located in and 7 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Number of Students|
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||8,444|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||2,105|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||1,650|
|Number of Students|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||8,444|
|Other State in U.S.||7|
|Outside of U.S.||61|