William Rainey Harper College

Tuition & Fees $9,942
Student Population 13,530
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,083
Graduation Rate 34 %
Students:Faculty 19

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 2021 tuition & fees are $3,774 for Illinois residents and $9,942 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 13,530 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.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of William Rainey Harper College are $3,774 for Illinois residents and $9,942 for non-residents.
William Rainey Harper College 2021 Tuition & Fees
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Harper College. The average received amount of financial aid is $4,083 and 29% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 13,530 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Graduation Rate for William Rainey Harper College is 34 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for William Rainey Harper College is 24 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for William Rainey Harper College is 75 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for William Rainey Harper College is 13,530
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for William Rainey Harper College is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,083 at William Rainey Harper College.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Harper College offers 111 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 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
Less than one year certificate560
One but less than two years certificate170
Associate's Degree381

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