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Chicago Heights, Illinois

Prairie State College

Overview

Student Population
4,403
Prairie State College overview
Location Chicago Heights, Illinois
Online prairiestate.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Prairie State College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Religious Affiliation 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.  1,461 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,942 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $8,430 plus fees of $732.


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Applying

Admission Requirements
Open Admission

Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition
$3,372
In District Costs for Prairie State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,500
Other Fees$732
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,516
Other Expenses Budget$6,204
Total One Year Cost$20,324
Illinois Resident Tuition
$8,430
In State Costs for Prairie State College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,500
Other Fees$732
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,516
Budget for Other Expenses$6,204
Total One Year Cost$25,382

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%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148007 IPEDS survey data for Prairie State College.