Highland Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

2998 West Pearl City Road

Freeport, IL 61032-9341

(815) 235-6121

Fax: (815) 235-6130



Contact: Karl Richards

Dean of Enrollment Services
Main Address

2998 West Pearl City Road

Freeport, IL 61032-9341

(815) 235-6121

www.highland.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,183

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 410

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,876

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $3,870 $3,282 $3,528 $3,792 +7.48%
Books and Supplies $900 $900 $1,000 $1,000 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $4,770 $4,182 $4,528 $4,792 +5.83%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 221 70%
Grant or scholarship aid 185 58% $696,262 $3,764
• Federal grants 118 37% $420,023 $3,560
• Pell grants 118 37% $391,523 $3,318
• Other federal grants 52 16% $28,500 $548
State/local government grant or scholarships 87 27% $124,418 $1,430
Institutional grants or scholarships 113 36% $151,821 $1,344
Student loan aid 54 17% $163,367 $3,025
• Federal student loans 54 17% $163,367 $3,025
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS DOCTOR AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 320 76
Agriculture 3 2
Agricultural Business and Management 3
Agricultural Production Operations 2
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 6 8
Accounting 3 2
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 6
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 1
Business Administration and Management 2
Computing and Information Sciences 6
Information Technology 5
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design 1
Education 1
Mathematics Teacher Education 1
Engineering 2
Engineering 2
Engineering Technology 5 5
Industrial Technology/technician 5
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician 5
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 74 26
Health Information/medical Records Technology/technician 2
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 23
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder 3
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 72
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 131
General Studies 8
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 123
Mechanics and Repairers 16 5
Autobody/collision and Repair Technology/technician 2
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician 4 1
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/technician 4
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/technician 10
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 73
Biological and Physical Sciences 73
Personal and Culinary Services 16
Cosmetology/cosmetologist 13
Nail Technician/specialist and Manicurist 3
Precision Production Trades 14
Welding Technology/welder 14
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Graphic Design 1
Work and Family Studies 2
Child Care Provider/assistant 2
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special criteria for acceptance into nursing program: based on points accumulated by taking prerequisite courses; class rank, test scores considered.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A
Agricultural Production C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Graphic Design A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Office Clerical Services C

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Technology A
Web/Multimedia Design C

Education

Mathematics Education A
Teacher Assistance C

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Industrial Technology A,C
Manufacturing Technologies C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Records Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Computer Installation/Repair C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C
Manicure/Nails C

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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