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Highland Community College

Highland Community College is a Public, 2 Years+ school located in Freeport, IL. The 2019 average net price at Highland Community College is $6,055. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 1,596.

Mission Statement

Highland Community College is committed to shaping the future of our communities by providing quality education and learning opportunities through programs and services that encourage the personal and professional growth of the people of northwestern Illinois.


Logo of Highland Community College
Location: Freeport, IL
Student Body: 1,596
Education Type: 2 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.highland.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: $3,384
Tuition: $5,736
Room and Board: n/a
Books and Supplies: $1,040
Other Fees: $783
Net Price In-District/State: $6,055
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 320
  • Men / Women Ratio: 154 / 166
  • 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: 3
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: 33%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 25%
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: 10%
  • Transportation, Materials Moving: 6%
  • Agriculture: 5%

Academic Programs

Highland Community College offers 61 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 ProgramsHighland Community College offers 27 Associate's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Health Professions
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Autobody, Collision and Repair Technology, Technician Degree
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology, Technician Degree
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Degree
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsHighland Community College offers 33 Certificate Programs
Agriculture
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication Technology
  • Prepress, Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design Degree
Education
Engineering Technology
Health Professions
  • Emergency Medical Technology, Technician (Emt Paramedic) Degree
  • Licensed Practical, Vocational Nurse Training Degree
  • Medical Insurance Coding Specialist, Coder Degree
  • Medical Transcription, Transcriptionist Degree
  • Nursing Assistant, Aide and Patient Care Assistant, Aide Degree
Human Sciences
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Autobody, Collision and Repair Technology, Technician Degree
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Computer Installation and Repair Technology, Technician Degree
  • Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology, Technician Degree
  • Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Degree
Personal/Culinary Services
Protective Services
  • Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement Administration Degree
Transportation, Materials Moving
  • Truck and Bus Driver, Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor Degree
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 33%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 34%
  • 1st Year Retention: 61%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $28,900
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 1,596
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 81%
  • Black Students: 8%
  • Hispanic Students: 3%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 1%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • Non-resident, alien: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

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