13,749
Students
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5,218
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Harper College is a 2-year institution located in Palatine, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1200 West Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL  60067
United States
Contact Admissions Office
Email: admissions@harpercollege.edu
Phone: 847-925-6700
Fax: 847-925-6044

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Fashion And Fabric Consulting Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Diagnostic Medical Sonography And Ultrasound Technology Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,749
Enrolled

Applying

25
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,603
In-state
13,868
Out-of-state
3,893
In-district
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Fees

684
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

5,218
Avg. Financial Aid Package
5,099
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,987
Avg. Loan Aid
2,626
Avg. Grant Aid
4,956
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
81% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
46%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
4%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

13,749
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25.79%
Black or African American 4.45%
White or Caucasian 52.77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Asian 11.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.04%
Two or more races 2.1%
Other 1.86%

Gender

Male (45.28%)
Female (54.72%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Transfer Information Week, Wellness Week and Career Expo

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Radio Station, Program Board, Student Senate, Nursing Club and Phi Theta Kappa

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball Checkmark Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
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Wrestling No No No

Faculty

671
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 204
Part-time - 467
Male - 342
Female - 329