Prairie State College

Chicago Heights, IL, USA
2.53 Average Rating

Prairie State College is a 2-year community college serving Chicago’s south suburbs by offering programs in five academic departments as well as an honors program. Students in Prairie State’s Dental Hygiene program assist in operating a clinic on campus that is open to the public. Additionally, Prairie State provides numerous services beyond the classroom for its diverse student population including an All Latin Alliance and Male Success Initiative for students of color. Prairie State also features a community garden that hosts a variety of environmental speakers and activities throughout the year.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
93%
Out of State Students
5%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
4,484
Total Number of Undergrads
4,484
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
Student:Faculty Ratio
15:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$8,399
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,162
Out-of-State Tuition
$10,848
Students Receiving Financial Aid
70%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,747
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$33,000
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What Students Are Saying

2.53 Average Rating
Good place to start out of get some extra credit for other programs.
Bettenia from Homewood, IL
The biggest bang for your buck.

A nice bridge between high school and college.

Great professors who make the experience worthwhile.

Mo from Park Forest, IL

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