City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College (CCC)

Chicago, IL

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City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College

City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College

City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College Student Essentials

City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.ccc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $5,961
Out-of-State Tuition: $7,498
Retention Rate: 51%
Enrollment: 17,602
Year Established: 1962

About CCC

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.

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CCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

I like the location of the college. Nice area. The college is very clean. I feel secure there because right in the entrance there is a security desk with the least two or four securty men. I like how it is up to date in technology.


CCC Map & Location

City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College
30 E Lake St
Chicago, IL 60601


Getting Around CCC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Chicago, IL

Winter
Dec
35
23
Jan
31
18
Feb
36
22
Spring
Mar
47
31
Apr
59
42
May
70
52
Summer
Jun
80
62
Jul
84
68
Aug
82
66
Fall
Sep
75
58
Oct
63
46
Nov
49
35

CCC Students

Total Students 17,602

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 25%
  • African American: 36%
  • Caucasian: 21%
  • Asian: 13%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 25%
African American 36%
Caucasian 21%
Asian 13%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 31%
Part-Time 69%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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