Harper College

749 reviews
  1. Palatine, IL
  2. 2 Year
NG
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    NG
  2. Value
    NG
  3. Diversity
    NG
  4. Campus
    NG
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    NG
  8. Location
    NG
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    NG
  12. Safety
    NG
Harper College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Data not available
Address
1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Data not available
High School GPA
Data not available

Cost

Net Price
$7,161/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,867/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,959/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,107/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,936/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,310/ year

Academics

Professors
NG
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.87 responses
74%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.84 responses
78%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.85 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,391Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
3%
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After Harper College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$34,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
21%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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Reviews

749 reviews
  • Excellent
    164
  • Very Good
    318
  • Average
    228
  • Poor
    21
  • Terrible
    7
I spent two years going to Harper College part time while working full time and living on my own. I really enjoyed my time at Harper because they offered a great variety of classes in every subject, such as Womens History, Heredity and Evolution, and Childrens Literature. I was unsure what I wanted to do career-wise at the time, so being able to work at my own pace and choose from such interested subjects really allowed me to make the most of my time there and learn a lot. My classmates were all friendly, hard working, and from a variety of different backgrounds, which I found to be enlightening and beneficial. The campus was always clean, organized, and fairly easy to navigate, with a variety of snacks available at the dining areas and plenty of comfortable couches and seating areas for working on assignments.Almost all of my teachers were incredibly interesting and challenging, and made me look forward to class.
  • Freshman
  • 1 day ago
My overall experience at Haprer College has some what been stressful but educational at the same time. The campus is beautiful but you'd have to do a lot of walking outside to get to building to building although there is a way to get to every single building but not easy to find. I am different from everyone else so I took my very first online class ever and so far it's been stressful because I am not use to not having that one on one lecture but I am definitely trying my very best. Hopefully I will succeed in the very end and pursue the career of my dreams.
  • College Junior
  • 19 days ago
Its close to home, i can save money while paying for my classes, the final exam schedule is kinda of dumb and changes the time from when the class is actually at which causes my work schedule harm...
  • College Junior
  • 26 days ago