William Rainey Harper College

Palatine, IL 60067

William Rainey Harper College is one of the 48 public 2-year colleges in Illinois. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Palatine. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 29% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

William Rainey Harper College's in-state tuition for 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.

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate74%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 23 68
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 16
Certificate 129 588
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.9%
  • NCLEX-PN: 98.9%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
01/01/1981 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$125/credit
In State Students$382/credit
Out of State Students$458/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $5,625 $17,190 $20,610
ADN 70 $8,750 $26,740 $32,060
BSN 125 $15,625 $47,750 $57,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

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
Pell Grant 38% $4,657
Other Federal Grant 6% $402
State Grant & Scholarships 21% $1,801
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $2,601
Federal Student Loans 7% $4,622
Private Loans -- $8,616

$6,616

Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
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
Over $110,000$12,010

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Student Population

13,749

Undergrads

0

Graduates

7,523

Women

6,226

Men

36%

Full-time

64%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
51%
Hispanic
27%
Asian
12%
Black/African American
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.

William Rainey Harper College
1200 W Algonquin Rd
Palatine, IL 60067
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