Prairie State College

Chicago Heights, Illinois

Overview

Address202 South Halsted Street
School Websitewww.prairiestate.edu
School TypePublic, 2-year

Large

StatusPublic
Level of StudyUndergraduate

Prairie State College is a public, 2-year college based in Chicago Heights, Illinois that offers undergraduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is associate's degree.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Prairie State College was $8,610, in addition to fees of $732. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Prairie State College.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Prairie State College, the tuition for in-state residents is $8,610. Combined with fees of $732, the $2,500 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $11,064 in tuition.

Students at Prairie State College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Prairie State College was $5,545 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 62%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Prairie State College Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Prairie State College.

Prairie State College has a good gender split, with 61% of undergraduates being female and 39% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Illinois residents; in fact, 97% of all students reside in Illinois. However, 3% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at Prairie State College is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Prairie State College to thrive in your studies.

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