James Steinkamp, 2014. Parkland College Student Union [Photograph]. Perkins + Will, Architect. Used with permission.

Parkland College

Champaign, IL, USA
3.12 Average Rating

Parkland College is a two-year community college based in Champaign, IL, that confers associate's degrees and workforce certificates. It's home to the Institute of Aviation, as well as the second-largest planetarium in Illinois, the Staerkel Planetarium, which features public shows on Friday and Saturday nights. Parkland College has taken several steps towards environment stewardship by operating an organic garden, installing energy and water saving devices, and establishing a native prairie.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
94%
Out-Of-State Students
2%
0
100
100%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
7,159
Total Number of Undergrads
7,159
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
0
100
24%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,627
Tuition
In-District Tuition
$4,104
Out-of-District Tuition
$9,264
Students Receiving Financial Aid
51%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,717
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
26
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Champaign
Chicago
Bloomington
Saint Louis
Decatur
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.12 Average Rating
Parkland College is a great and friendly environment with lots of diversity and culture within its campus for all students of all ages. It also has many great helping opportunities for many students to get tutored or to get efficient help for their classes. This college is one of the best community colleges in Illinois and it is well-known for its great service and for encouraging students to engage in the community as a whole.
Teri
Parkland is a wonderful academic college where you can achieve your degree. Parkland is best known for its Nursing Program which is challenging but very rewarding. Parkland also provides students with the knowledge and skills in order to get the job of their dreams.
Andreea from Urbana, IL

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