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About Parkland College

Parkland College is a public school in an suburban setting in Champaign, Illinois. Parkland College was founded in 1967 and enrolls 7,291 undergrads and no graduate students.

For each full-time professor, there are about 15 undergraduates enrolled at Parkland College.

2021 Parkland College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $10,905
Out-of-State $15,255

Parkland College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Parkland College Early Admission

Parkland College does not offer early decision or early action.

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2013 Acceptance Rate for Parkland College

It is not competitive to get into Parkland College. Parkland College admitted 0% of all applicants in 2013. Last year, 6,780 students applied to Parkland College and 6,780 were admitted.

Parkland College Waitlist

Parkland College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Parkland College?

Parkland College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Parkland College, applicants must submit the following items.

Parkland College Application Requirements

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GPA and Test Scores for Parkland College

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Parkland College.

Does Parkland College Require the ACT or SAT?

Parkland College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 0% submitted the SAT. 100% submitted the ACT.


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Does Parkland College Offer Student Housing?

Parkland College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Parkland College.

Financial Aid at Parkland College

Parkland College meets 54% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $6,586 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Parkland College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Parkland College

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Parkland College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Parkland College a good school for you?

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Where is Parkland College?

Parkland College is located in the suburban setting of Champaign, Illinois.

If you want to see Parkland College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 57 to Champaign, or book a flight to the nearest airport, University of Illinois Willard.

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College Info

2400 West Bradley Avenue Champaign, IL 61821-1899

Campus Setting: Suburban

Parkland College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Parkland College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Parkland College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Parkland College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

16 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

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16 to 22

Avg

16 and Less

Low

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Parkland College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$11,580

In State

$15,930

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$10,905
$15,255
Fees
$675
$675
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,291

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,580

Out-of-State

$15,930

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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