Harold Washington College is a two-year, public college in Chicago, Illinois, that offers all of the opportunities of a city college. Academics include numerous transfer degree programs in the arts, sciences and humanities. Classes also take place throughout the week and at all times of the day and evening.
The school offers majors through such departments as:
- Art and Architecture
- Biological Sciences
- English, Speech and Theatre
- Humanities and Music
- Physical Sciences
- Social Sciences
- World Languages
With these majors, students are able to transfer into many different bachelor’s degree programs. They can also transfer to respected state and private universities and colleges like:
- DePaul University
- University of Illinois
- Southern Illinois University
- Howard University
- St. Augustine College
Harold Washington College also offers professional associate’s degrees and certificates in healthcare, computer technology and other fields.
Harold Washington College holds evening, morning and afternoon classes, as well as classes on Saturdays and Sundays. Students may take classes online too.
College life opportunities are equally numerous and diverse and include services like counseling, tutoring and peer mentoring, as well as several student publications, a student government and creative, special interest and other student clubs.
Admissions applications are available on the school website. Incoming students will also need to take the Compass placement exam.
Those who wish to apply for financial aid will need to complete the FAFSA, as well. Financial aid packages usually include a combination of loans and grants.
Quick Facts about City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College
Large City Setting
Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
On-Campus Housing Available
Parking Permit Required
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