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Highland Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$10,036 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,624 tuition
$4,968 off campus room & board
$1,228 books
$216 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$10,612 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,200 tuition
$4,968 off campus room & board
$1,228 books
$216 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,685 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
76% of students receive aid
59% get federal aid ($4,298 avg)
27% get state aid ($1,490 avg)
24% get institn'l aid ($1,685 avg)
18% get loans ($3,655 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.92% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.83% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,497 75%
Federal Grant Aid $4,298 59%
Pell Grants $4,256 59%
Other Federal Grants $249 10%
Institution Grant Aid $1,685 24%
State Grant Aid $1,490 27%
Student Loans $3,655 18%
Federal Loans $3,655 18%
Other Loans - 0%

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Does Highland Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032-9341
(815) 235-6121
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $151
Out of State $175


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Ryan from Lanark, IL
  • Aug-21-2012 I am a current student here

    Highland is so affordable it makes people from state university or bigger college want to transfer back to it, and they usually do! Compared to the tuition of 20,000 dollars or more Highland is amazing, with being full time being less than 1,500 a semester!

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