Parkland College

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General Information

Admission Office

2400 West Bradley Avenue

Champaign, IL 61821-1899

(217) 351-2208

(800) 346-8089

Fax: (217) 353-2640

Contact: Micheal Henry

Director of Admissions and Records
Main Address

2400 West Bradley Avenue

Champaign, IL 61821-1899

(217) 351-2200

Total undergrads: 9,273

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,501


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:

Interview required
Required for Some: ACT (writing section optional)

Limited admissions to health professions and trade union programs. ACT required for health programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A,C
Agricultural Mechanization A,C
Agriculture – General A
Animal Husbandry A,C
Landscaping A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Music – General A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Executive Assistant A
Hotel/Motel Management A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Marketing Management A
Sales/Selling Skills A

Communications & Journalism

Radio/Television A

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C

Construction Trades

Building/Property Maintenance C
Construction Trades – General A,C
Electrician A
Painting/Wall Covering C


Art Teacher Education A
Music Teacher Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Computer Systems A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies C
Industrial Technology A,C
Mechanical Drafting C
Mechanical Engineering Technology C
Surveying Technology A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Electroencephalograph Technology C
Emergency Medical Technology C
Massage Therapy C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology A,C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair A,C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A
Industrial Electronics C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Restaurant/Catering Management A,C

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Police Science A

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.

Parkland College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (217) 351-2200
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, IL 61821-1899
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,510
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,913 (60% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $11,580
Out-of-state Tuition: $15,930
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 69%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,126

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Parkland College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Parkland College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 56
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 119
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 12
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 93
Construction Trades 62
Education 2
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 83
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Health Professions and Related Programs 1210
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 84
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Precision Production 2
Transportation and Materials Moving 2
Visual and Performing Arts 14
Grand total 7153

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Parkland 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,580
Out-of-state $15,930
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 489 69%
Grant or scholarship aid 356 50% $5,126
Student loan aid 353 50% $3,781

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,334 33% $4,607
Federal student loans 2,118 30% $3,683

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Parkland 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 Parkland College students.

Admissions Considerations

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

Parkland College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,510
Undergraduate enrollment 6,510
Graduate enrollment 0

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

Parkland College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*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. 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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