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Highland Community College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

2,419 Students

100% Admitted

  • 1,678 full time
  • 1,104 part time
  • 568 men full time
  • 747 women full time
  • open enrollment

1,678 Undergraduates

$5,088 Tuition/Year

  • 193 Non-Degree
  • $5,088 in state
  • $567 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • $1,040 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Great Lakes Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Associate's degree
Level of Institution: At least 2 but less than 4 years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Rebecca from Freeport, IL
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  • Highland has a place for everyone. You're saving money and, as long as you're investing time into your classes rather than blowing them off, you'll actually learn a lot. You…

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  • Ryan from Lanark, IL
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  • Highland is a beautiful campus that is small enough that you are sure to see your buddies in between classes or during breaks. The whole feel of Highland is compact,…

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  • cougar15
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  • Highland is a good community college for students out of high school who do not know what they plan on studying. Highland is also a good school because it is…

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Mission Statement

Highland Community College is committed to shaping the future of our communities by providing quality education and learning opportunities through programs and servics that encourage the personal and professional growth of the people of northwestern Illinois.


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Douglas from Freeport, IL
  • I am a current student here

    I like the small school atmosphere, ease of getting around, small class size and the great individual attention and care that is given to students.

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  • 5
  • Rachel from Freeport, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Highland was just the college that I chose to attend because it was the closest. However, now that I have had a year and half being there, I know I wouldn't have chosen another college. Highland is great because of the friendly atmosphere, the individual attention the teachers give the students, and the way the college actually cares and responds to issues the student body presents. I love to tell my friends back in Kentucky about Highland because I'm so happy that I'm a part of Highland Community College.

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