City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman College (CCC)

1145 West Wilson Avenue, Chicago, IL 60640

CCC Description

Harry S. Truman College in Chicago, Illinois provides everything from free courses to associate’s degrees to career certifications. Student services are also comprehensive, providing students of all backgrounds with the support they need to start and finish school.

Part of the City College of Chicago system, Harry S. Truman College provides free ESL, GED-prep and Citizenship classes to local residents.

Associate’s degrees are awarded in such varied fields as Teaching, Liberal and Fine Arts, Business, Criminal Justice, computer-related occupations, Real Estate and healthcare fields.

For those who would like to get short-term career training or enhance professional skills, continuing education options are also available.

Harry S. Truman College’s student services provide academic assessment, testing and counseling, career coaching and guidance, tutoring, childcare, support for disabled students and referrals for social services, among other things.

Since it’s an open admissions college, anyone with a high school diploma or GED may enroll, though there may be additional requirements for certain programs such as Nursing. Placement tests are required for all students to accurately determine which classes they should take.

Tuition is reduced for in-state residents and financial aid is available to qualifying students.

Quick Facts about City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman College

Region

Midwest

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

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

44%

Enrollment

11,835

Year Established

1956

CCC Students

Total Students
11,835

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
26%
Part-Time
74%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
38%
African American
25%
Caucasian
22%
Asian
13%
Unknown and Other
2%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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