William Rainey Harper College

2023 Tuition & Fees $11,754
Student Population 12,015
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,341
Graduation Rate 38 %
Students:Faculty 16

Academic Overview

William Rainey Harper College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Palatine, Illinois. It is an Associate's - Public Urban-serving Single Campus by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $9,941 for Illinois residents and $11,754 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 12,015 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from William Rainey Harper College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $42,600. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Harper College's tuition & fees is $9,941 for Illinois residents and $11,754 for non-residents.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Harper College.
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,341 and 39% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 12,015 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Graduation Rate for William Rainey Harper College is 38 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for William Rainey Harper College is 21 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for William Rainey Harper College is 74 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for William Rainey Harper College is 12,015
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for William Rainey Harper College is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,341 at William Rainey Harper College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, IL 60067-7398
Online Applicationhttps://www.harpercollege.edu/start/apply/index.php
Financial Aidhttps://www.harpercollege.edu/registration/financialaid/info/index.php
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.harpercollege.edu/gov/financialaid/NetPriceCalculator/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.harpercollege.edu/registration/financialaid/veterans/index.php
Disability Servicehttps://www.harpercollege.edu/services/ads/index.php

Offered Degrees

Harper College offers 112 major programs through online and on-site education where 11 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate180
Associate's Degree402

Special Learning Opportunities

William Rainey Harper College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and 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
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

William Rainey Harper College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
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