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Harper College
  • 2 Year
  • PALATINE, IL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Safety
    grade A
  5. Student Life
    grade A
  6. Location
    grade B+

editorial

Harper is an above-average public college located in Palatine, Illinois in the Chicago Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,010 undergraduate students. The Harper acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Nursing Assistant. Graduating 48% of students, Harper alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,000.

About

1200 W ALGONQUIN RD
PALATINE, IL 60067
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Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
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Harper College Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
No data available  
High School GPA
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Cost

Net Price
$7,112 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,971 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
72%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 99 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 102 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 103 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
9
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    29%
  • Online
    41%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,010 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
8,005
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
  • save money
    46%
  • Outgoing
    38%
  • Commuter
    15%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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