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Prairie State College

Tuition & Fees $9,342
($4,176)
Student Population 4,403
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,076
Graduation Rate 10 %
Students:Faculty 15

Prairie State College Academic Overview

Prairie State College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Chicago Heights, IL. It has a total enrollment of 4,403 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It is a Associate's - Public Suburban-serving Single Campus by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.

2019 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2018-2019, Prairie State College tuition and fees are $4,176 for Illinois residents and $9,342 for non-residents.

Prairie State College 2019 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$4,176$9,342
[Chart] Prairie State College 2018-2019 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at Prairie State College

Next chart illustrates the 2019 key academic stats at Prairie State College. Total 4,403 students are attending Prairie State College and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,076 and 2,067 students received grants of scholarship aid (46.95% of total undergraduate students). Total 4,403 students are attending Prairie State College and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

[Chart] Prairie State College Academic Statistics
Graduation Rate for Prairie State College is 10 %
Transfer-out Rate for Prairie State College is 41 %
Retention Rate for Prairie State College is 50 %
Student Population for Prairie State College is 4,403
Student to Faculty Rate for Prairie State College is 15 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,076 at Prairie State College.

Offered Degrees At Prairie State College

Prairie State College offers 69 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Prairie State College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate300
One but less than two years certificate170
Associate's Degree220

Special Learning Opportunities

Prairie State College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Special Learning Opportunities at Prairie State College
Online ClassUndergraduate
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits at Prairie State College

Prairie State College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at Prairie State College
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at Prairie State College

Prairie State College accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at Prairie State College
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits