HCC Description

For an associate degree program in Freeport, IL, head on down to Highland Community College. In just two years, on campus or through online classes, you can have a degree and possibly transfer to a four-year university.

Students can choose from one or more of these exciting majors: Agriculture, Business, Computer Science, Cosmetology, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Industrial Manufacturing, Law Enforcement, Nail Technician, Physical Education and Wind Turbine Technician.

The student services offered by HCC have built a well-rounded college experience. There is a library, bookstore, clubs and organizations, activities and events, the Ferguson Fine Arts Center hosting concerts and other theatrical productions, and many sports teams. A trained crisis counselor is available for student use if needed.

The Highland Community College Foundation has a wealth of scholarships available to different types of eligible students. There are over 100 scholarships in all.

There is also an special program called Project Succeed that was created for low-income, first-generation students. The program provides tuition-free classes, skill-building workshops, personal counseling, transfer assistance, free tickets to campus plays and concerts, and everything else necessary for a fulfilling college experience.

Quick Facts about Highland Community College, Freeport

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Cougar

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,792

Out-of-State Tuition

$4,200

Retention Rate

61%

Enrollment

2,183

Year Established

1962

HCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

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100% of students gave Highland Community College, Freeport 5 stars overall.

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I BELIEVE THAT THIS SCHOOL WILL BE THE ONE THAT IS BEST SUITED FOR ME BECAUSE OF THE EASY ACCESS. I GOT MY GED FROM HERE THIS YEAR. THE STAFF HERE IS VERY CARING AND THIS PLACE IS A PLACE THAT CAN HELP YOU LEARN AND PROFITED FROM ALL THE KNOWLEDGE THAT THEY HAVE TO OFFER.

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HCC Students

Total Students
2,183

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
58%
Part-Time
42%

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

In-State
100%
Out-of-State
0%

Ethnic Diversity

African-American
10%
Asian
1%
Caucasian
80%
Latino
1%
Other
8%

Students State Origin

Illinois
100%
Wisconsin
2%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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