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

www.parkland.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 9,273

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,501

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

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

Education

Art Teacher Education A
Music Teacher Education A

Engineering

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
Website:www.parkland.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:your.parkland.edu/getStarted/apply/applynow.aspx
Address:2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign, IL 61821-1899
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,569
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,720 (62% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$11,100
Out-of-state Tuition:$15,870
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:71%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,775

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Parkland College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Parkland College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences46
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services109
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs12
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services93
Construction Trades42
Education2
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields73
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Health Professions and Related Programs910
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians84
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services1
Precision Production2
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total6153

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,100
Out-of-state$15,870
Books and supplies$1,200

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 aid54571%
Grant or scholarship aid37950%$4,775
Student loan aid41354%$3,851

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,55731%$4,235
Federal student loans2,58632%$4,012

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.

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

Parkland College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment7,569
Undergraduate enrollment7,569
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

Parkland College Accreditation

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

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