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Prairie State College


Overview

Student Population
4,484
 Location Chicago Heights, Illinois
 Online prairiestate.edu 
School Type Public 2 Year
Size Small
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing No
Degrees Offered Undergrad

Located in Chicago Heights, Illinois, Prairie State College is a small two year community college offering undergraduate programs. Prairie State College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,550 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,934 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2016/2017, excluding room and board, is $7,800 plus fees of $612.


Applying

Admission Requirements
Open Admission

Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition
$3,192
In District Costs for Prairie State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$612
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,516
Other Expenses Budget$6,204
Total One Year Cost$19,524
Illinois Resident Tuition
$7,800
In State Costs for Prairie State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$612
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,516
Budget for Other Expenses$6,204
Total One Year Cost$24,132

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$33,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
Data Not Available

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Prairie State College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 53%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 22%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 6%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 5%
General Studies 4%