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Harper College
  • 2 Year
  • PALATINE, IL

Report Card

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

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Harper is an above-average public college located in Palatine, Illinois in the Chicago Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,519 undergraduate students. The Harper acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing Assistant, and Natural Sciences. Graduating 45% 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
No data available  
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$7,080 / 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
$5,372 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
51%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 97 responses
76%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 95 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 96 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    16%
  • On Campus
    78%
  • Online
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,519 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
8,958
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Outgoing
    50%
  • save money
    33%
  • Commuter
    17%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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