Highland Community College

2998 W Pearl City Rd, Freeport, IL 61032-9341

About Highland Community College

Highland Community College is classified as a medium-sized, rural-serving public Associate’s college with a student body of up to 7,500 students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This mid-sized two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 500 to 1,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,455
Student Age% Under 2560%
 % 25 and Over40%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time52%
 % Part-time48%
Race/Ethnicity% White87.3%
 % Black9.0%
 % Asian0.9%
 % Latino1.9%
 % Native American0.9%
 % Race Unknown0.0%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyWeb Design & New Media
Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$3,792
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$3,984
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid70%
 % Undergraduates with Loans17%
 % Undergraduates with Grants58%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,084
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,238
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,700

Neighborhood Data for the Freeport Area

Median Age42.7
Median Household Income$37,909
Total Population25,666
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.2% 51.8%
 Age 0-953.1%46.9%
 Age 10-1756.7%43.3%
 Age 18-2452.1%47.9%
 Age 25-2947.0%53.0%
 Age 30-3947.5%52.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White79.4%
 % Black15.7%
 % Asian0.7%
 % Latino4.0%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.2%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,084
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$431
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50056.0%69.2%14.0%
 $500 to $7490.0%22.5%0.0%
 $750 to $9990.0%2.7%19.6%
 Over $100044.0%5.6%5.9%
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