William Rainey Harper College
William Rainey Harper College is one of the forty-eight public 2-year colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in a suburb, in Palatine.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 13,749 students attend the school. Every year 29% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
William Rainey Harper College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $9,168, and fees were $498. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,980 and $498 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students13,749|
|Student to Faculty Ratio19:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1981 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$125/credit|
|In State Students||$382/credit|
|Out of State Students||$458/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 51% of William Rainey Harper College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||6%||$402|
|State Grant & Scholarships||21%||$1,801|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||6%||$2,601|
|Federal Student Loans||7%||$4,622|
$6,616Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$5,433|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,219|
|$48,001 to $75,000$9,003|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,434|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.