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Prairie State College

Prairie State College is a Public, 2 Years+ school located in Chicago Heights, IL. The 2019 average net price at Prairie State College is $7,404. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 3,946.


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Major Airport
Major City
Location: Chicago Heights, IL
Student Body: 3,946
Education Type: 2 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Suburban
Web Site: www.prairiestate.edu
Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $0
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In District Tuition: $3,444
In State Tuition: $8,610
Out of State/International Tuition: $10,332
Room and Board: n/a
Books and Supplies: $2,500
Other Fees: $732
Net Price In-District/State: $7,404
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 527
  • Men / Women Ratio: 234 / 293
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: n/a
  • Total International Students: 4
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: n/a
  • Recommendations: n/a
  • Admissions Tests Scores: n/a
  • Portfolio: n/a

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Health Professions: 38%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 30%
  • Computer Science: 9%
  • Mechanic, Repair Technician: 6%
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: 4%

Academic Programs

Prairie State College offers 70 Total Programs in Associate's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Health Professions. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsPrairie State College offers 25 Associate's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication Technology
Computer Science
Construction
Education
Engineering Technology
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, Technician Degree
Health Professions
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Degree
Parks, Leisure Studues
Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs
Certificate ProgramsPrairie State College offers 44 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Communication Technology
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Degree
  • Prepress, Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design Degree
  • Recording Arts Technology, Technician Degree
Computer Science
  • Computer Programming, Programmer, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Computer Support Specialist Degree
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Degree
  • Computer, Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other Degree
  • Network and System Administration, Administrator Degree
  • System, Networking, and Lan, Wan Management, Manager Degree
  • Web Page, Digital, Multimedia and Information Resources Design Degree
  • Web, Multimedia Management and Webmaster Degree
Construction
Education
Engineering Technology
  • Cad, Cadd Drafting And, Or Design Technology, Technician Degree
  • Computer Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Computer Software Technology, Technician Degree
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting Cad, Cadd Degree
Health Professions
  • Emergency Care Attendant (Emt Ambulance) Degree
  • Emergency Medical Technology, Technician (Emt Paramedic) Degree
  • Nursing Assistant, Aide and Patient Care Assistant, Aide Degree
  • Surgical Technology, Technologist Degree
Human Sciences
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Computer Installation and Repair Technology, Technician Degree
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology, Technician Degree
  • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Degree
Parks, Leisure Studues
Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 10%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 15%
  • 1st Year Retention: 50%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $31,000
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 3,946
  • Black Students: 53%
  • Hispanic Students: 20%
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 19%
  • Unknown: 5%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Non-resident, alien: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

From Program6 Agreements with 2 Colleges
Business/Management/Marketing
Loyola University Chicago
Communication
Columbia College Chicago
Loyola University Chicago
Education
Loyola University Chicago
General Agreement
Columbia College Chicago
Loyola University Chicago
Health Professions
Loyola University Chicago
Social Sciences
Loyola University Chicago
From College6 Programs
Columbia College Chicago
Communication
General Agreement
Loyola University Chicago
Business/Management/Marketing
Communication
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Social Sciences