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Harper College

Harper College

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Harper College is a large (under 20,000 students) public, 2 year school located in the Great Lakes region in a large suburb. The highest degree offered is an Associate's degree and the school is exclusively two year undergraduates. The most popular areas of study at Harper College include: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies with 1027 Associates awards; Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide with 852 Award < 1Yr awards; Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology with 286 Award < 1Yr awards; Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping with 171 Award < 1Yr awards; Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) with 166 Award < 1Yr awards;. Harper College is located at 1200 W Algonquin Rd in Palatine, IL 60067.

Harper College Facts


Harper College is located at 1200 W Algonquin Rd in Palatine, IL 60067

Graduation Rate: 19%
Retention Rate: 67%
Undergrads Under 18: 2%
Undergrads Between 18 - 24: 59%
Undergrads Between 25 - 64: 38%
Undergrads Over 64: 1%

Harper College telephone number: (847) 925-6000

The highest degree offered is: Associate's degree


Harper College Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees: $3,006


Student Demographics at Harper College
Harper College Demographics
Totals: 3,824
     Males: 1,585 (41% of total)
     Females: 2,239 (59% of total)
Asians: 342
     Asian Males: 130 (3% of total)
     Asian Females: 212 (6% of total)
Blacks: 137
     Black Males: 37 (1% of total)
     Black Females: 100 (3% of total)
Hispanics: 542
     Hispanic Males: 219 (6% of total)
     Hispanic Females: 323 (8% of total)
Native Americans: 0
     Native American Males: 0 (0% of total)
     Native American Females: 0 (0% of total)
Hawaiians: 14
     Hawaiian Males: 7 (0% of total)
     Hawaiian Females: 7 (0% of total)
Mixed Race: 46
     Mixed Race Males: 18 (0% of total)
     Mixed Race Females: 28 (1% of total)
Whites: 2,484
     White Males: 1,063 (28% of total)
     White Females: 1,421 (37% of total)
Foreign Students: 10
     Foreign Males: 4 (0% of total)
     Foreign Females: 6 (0% of total)
Most Popular Majors at Harper College
Area of Study  (degrees awarded)
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
(1027 Associates degrees)
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
(852 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
(286 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
(171 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
(166 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(136 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Biological and Physical Sciences
(128 Associates degrees)
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
(104 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
(103 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Child Care Provider/Assistant
(92 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
(91 Associates degrees)
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
(69 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
(67 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
(52 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
(47 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Medical/Clinical Assistant
(45 Award > 1Yr < 2Yr degrees)
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
(41 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Criminal Justice/Police Science
(39 Associates degrees)
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
(38 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
(35 Associates degrees)
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
(34 Award > 1Yr < 2Yr degrees)
Fashion and Fabric Consultant
(33 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
(32 Award < 1Yr degrees)
General Studies
(31 Associates degrees)
Business Administration and Management, General
(28 Associates degrees)
Welding Technology/Welder
(28 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
(27 Associates degrees)
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
(26 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production
(23 Award > 1Yr < 2Yr degrees)
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
(22 Award < 1Yr degrees)
Harper College Weather
Harper College Avg Annual Weather
Average Temperature: 48.20 (Fahrenheit)
Average Precipitation: 36.14 (inches of rain)
Umbrella Days: 68.18 (days you might need an umbrella)
Average Snowfall: 33.60 (inches of snow)
Snow Days: 52.05 (days with 1 inch of snow on the ground)
Average Humidity: 72.12 (% humidity)
Average Windspeed: 19.85 (mph)
Add Your 2 Cents
What's the best feature of Harper College?
 Affordable Drink Prices
 Big Party Atmosphere
 Student Health Center
 Technology in the Classroom
 Easy Financial Aid Process
 Late-Night Dining Options
 Computer Availability


   
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