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Prairie State College
  • 2 Year
  • CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL

Report Card

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

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Prairie State is a public college located in Chicago Heights, Illinois in the Chicago Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 872 undergraduate students. The Prairie State acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing Assistant, and Nursing. Graduating 22% of students, Prairie State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,500.

About

202 SOUTH HALSTED STREET
CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL 60411
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Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
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Application Website
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Cost

Net Price
$8,032 / 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
$6,939 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
82%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 47 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 43 responses
74%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 42 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
3
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    34%
  • On Campus
    20%
  • Online
    46%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
872 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,844
Undergrads Over 25
38%
Pell Grant
65%
Varsity Athletes
9%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
22%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%

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