Overview

Student Population
3,946
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
Level of Study 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.  1,310 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,636 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $8,610 plus fees of $732. Prairie State College is ranked 9999 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Sponsored by Cappex

Applying

Admission Requirements
Open Admission

Find Your Matches

Search, filter, sort and map over 4,000 U.S. colleges.

Find the college that's right for you. Search by location, major, cost, size, test scores and GPA with College Simply.

Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition
$3,444
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$20,396
Illinois Resident Tuition
$8,610
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$25,562

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.