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Prairie State College
  • 2 Year
  • CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  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 784 undergraduate students. The Prairie State acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing Assistant, and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic). Graduating 21% of students, Prairie State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,500.

About

202 SOUTH HALSTED ST
CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL 60411
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Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
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Prairie State College Rankings

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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
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High School GPA
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Cost

Net Price
$7,059 / 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
$6,684 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
61%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 49 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 46 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 45 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    36%
  • On Campus
    37%
  • Online
    27%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
784 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,834
Undergrads Over 25
38%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
15%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 4 responses
  • Outgoing
    50%
  • Unfriendly
    25%
  • Welcoming
    25%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$29,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
21%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%

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