Highland Community College, Freeport (HCC)

Freeport, IL

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Highland Community College, Freeport

Highland Community College, Freeport Student Essentials

Highland Community College, Freeport Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Cougar
Website: www.highland.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,840
Out-of-State Tuition: $4,200
Retention Rate: 58%
Enrollment: 2,183
Year Established: 1962

About HCC

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.

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HCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

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

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

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.


HCC Map & Location

Highland Community College, Freeport
2998 West Pearl City Road
Freeport, IL 61032


Getting Around HCC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Freeport, IL

Winter
Dec
32
16
Jan
28
11
Feb
34
16
Spring
Mar
46
26
Apr
60
37
May
71
48
Summer
Jun
80
58
Jul
84
62
Aug
82
60
Fall
Sep
74
50
Oct
62
39
Nov
47
29

HCC Students

Total Students 2,183

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 79%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 1%
African American 9%
Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 58%
Part-Time 42%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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