City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College (CCC)

4.5

30 East Lake Street, Chicago, IL 60601

CCC Description

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

Region

Midwest

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$5,607

Out-of-State Tuition

$7,311

Retention Rate

52%

Enrollment

8,342

Year Established

1962

CCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

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

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

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.

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CCC Students

Total Students
8,342

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Students Coming From In-State vs. Out-of-State

In-State
89%
Out-of-State
11%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
36%
Asian
12%
Caucasian
17%
Latino
30%
Other
5%

Students State Origin

Illinois
89%
Other
11%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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