Parkland College

Champaign, IL 61821
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Parkland College is one of the 48 public 2-year colleges in Illinois. Its campus is medium in size and located in Champaign. 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.

Parkland College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $10,485, and fees were $615. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,255 and $615 respectively.


Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 58
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 24
Certificate 33 197
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1972 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1970 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
12/01/1981 - 06/30/2006



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).

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$144/credit
In State Students$350/credit
Out of State Students$509/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 $6,480 $15,750 $22,905
ADN 70 $10,080 $24,500 $35,630
BSN 125 $18,000 $43,750 $63,625
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, 69% of Parkland 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 45% $4,211
Other Federal Grant 8% $385
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $1,357
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 10% $2,390
Federal Student Loans 47% $3,702
Private Loans -- $4,107


Average Net Price
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$8,402
$30,001 to $48,000$8,072
$48,001 to $75,000$9,095
$75,001 to $110,000$11,403
Over $110,000$11,604

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.

Parkland College
2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, IL 61821

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