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Harper College Student Life

Harper College is on a 200-acre campus in a suburban setting in Palatine, Illinois, not far from Chicago. Harper College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Harper College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Harper College has a thriving Student Radio Station. In fact, more students participate in Student Radio Station than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Harper College include Program Board, Student Senate, Nursing Club and Phi Theta Kappa.

Harper College students' favorite campus traditions are Transfer Information Week, Wellness Week and Career Expo.

Harper College Housing

Harper College does not offer housing.

All Harper College students live off campus Harper College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Is Harper College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Harper College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Harper College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Harper College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to Harper College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Harper College, take Interstate 90 to Palatine, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to O'Hare International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Illinois you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Harper College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Harper College Students

51%

Women

49%

Men

36%

Full Time

64%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

49%

29%

12%

4%

3%

1%

1%

0.28%

0.02%

Undergraduate Students

12,199

Non-Resident / International Students

86

Harper College Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

12,199

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$12,309

Out-of-State

$14,574

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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