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William Rainey Harper College

William Rainey Harper College is a Public, 2 Years+ school located in Palatine, IL. The 2019 average net price at William Rainey Harper College is $6,938. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 13,530.


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Location: Palatine, IL
Student Body: 13,530
Education Type: 2 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Suburban
Web Site: www.harpercollege.edu/index.php
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: $25
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In District Tuition: $3,114
In State Tuition: $9,282
Out of State/International Tuition: $11,094
Room and Board: n/a
Books and Supplies: $1,100
Other Fees: $570
Net Price In-District/State: $6,938
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 2,306
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,232 / 1,074
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 79
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: n/a
  • Total International Students: 5
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: 30%
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 24%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 13%
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: 9%
  • Computer Science: 5%

Academic Programs

William Rainey Harper College offers 104 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 ProgramsWilliam Rainey Harper College offers 38 Associate's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Construction
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
Health Professions
  • Cardiovascular Technology, Technologist Degree
  • Dental Hygiene, Hygienist Degree
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Degree
  • Dietetic Technician Degree
  • Emergency Medical Technology, Technician (Emt Paramedic) Degree
  • Health Information, Medical Records Administration, Administrator Degree
  • Medical Administrative, Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary Degree
  • Radiologic Technology, Science - Radiographer Degree
  • Registered Nursing, Registered Nurse Degree
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology, Technician Degree
Protective Services
Public Admin, Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs
Certificate ProgramsWilliam Rainey Harper College offers 65 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication Technology
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Degree
  • Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production Degree
  • Prepress, Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design Degree
Computer Science
  • Computer Programming, Programmer, General Degree
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Degree
  • System, Networking, and Lan, Wan Management, Manager Degree
  • Web Page, Digital, Multimedia and Information Resources Design Degree
Construction
Education
  • Teacher Assistant, Aide Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor Degree
Engineering Technology
  • Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad, Cadd Degree
  • Computer Technology, Computer Systems Technology Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies, Technicians, Other Degree
  • Environmental Control Technologies, Technicians, Other Degree
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
Human Sciences
Legal Studies
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Electrical, Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General Degree
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology, Technician Degree
  • Industrial Electronics Technology, Technician Degree
Personal/Culinary Services
  • Baking and Pastry Arts, Baker, Pastry Chef Degree
  • Culinary Arts, Chef Training Degree
  • Food Service, Waiter, Waitress, and Dining Room Management, Manager Degree
Protective Services
Social Sciences
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography Degree
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs
  • Computer Numerically Controlled (Cnc) Machinist Technology, Cnc Machinist Degree
  • Welding Technology, Welder Degree

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 29%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 32%
  • 1st Year Retention: 74%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $37,900
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 13,530
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 51%
  • Hispanic Students: 27%
  • Asian Students: 12%
  • Black Students: 4%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Non-resident, alien: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

From Program7 Agreements with 2 Colleges
Business/Management/Marketing
Loyola University Chicago
Communication
Columbia College Chicago
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Education
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General Agreement
Loyola University Chicago
Health Professions
Loyola University Chicago
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Columbia College Chicago
Social Sciences
Loyola University Chicago
From College6 Programs
Columbia College Chicago
Business/Management/Marketing
Communication
General Agreement
Loyola University Chicago
Business/Management/Marketing
Communication
Education
General Agreement
Health Professions
Social Sciences