Highland Community College

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School Overview

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.

Highland Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(815) 235-6121
Website:www.highland.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.highland.edu/admissions/forms.asp
Address:2998 W Pearl City Rd, Freeport, IL 61032-9341
Setting:32
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,857
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,334 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,655
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,751
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,393

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Highland Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Highland Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences53
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services53
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education21
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields21
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Health Professions and Related Programs54
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians63
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services2
Precision Production1
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts11
Grand total3323

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Highland Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Highland Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,655
Out-of-state$5,751
Books and supplies$950

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid26980%
Grant or scholarship aid25275%$4,393
Student loan aid4814%$3,448

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid87549%$4,253
Federal student loans27115%$4,355

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Highland Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Highland Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Highland Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,857
Undergraduate enrollment1,857
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Highland Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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