The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Prairie State College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Prairie State College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
Prairie State College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
When choosing a major, Prairie State College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Prairie State College below.
If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major.
Prairie State College offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
Prairie State College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
Prairie State College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
Prairie State College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.
Prairie State College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Prairie State College does not have any ROTC programs.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
For more information on possible dual degree options at Prairie State College, contact the university directly.
Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.
See what others say about Prairie State College in the College Confidential forums.
© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!Claim Free Account
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!Find Scholarships
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.Join the Conversation