Parkland College
Champaign, IL 61821-1899

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 7,569
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Parkland College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Parkland College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $15,255 and in-state students paid $10,485.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$7,268
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$10,485
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$15,255
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 71% of Parkland College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 39% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,292 (which is 1.7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Parkland College in 2016-2017, was 411, which is 54% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,646 (which is 20% below the national average.)

$4,292
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$3,646
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
71%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Parkland College has enrolled a total of 7,569 students (3,195 students full-time and 4,374 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,569 students, 197 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 955 students for distance studies.

7,569
Total Enrollment
197
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 57%

Black/African American: 13%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Hispanic: 8%

Asian: 6%

Two or more races: 3%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Parkland College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 30% 1,376
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 9% 426
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 8% 382
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 8% 350
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 5% 243
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 201
Transportation And Materials Moving 4% 180
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 2% 90
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 69
Personal And Culinary Services 1% 48

Graduation & Dropout Rates

22%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Parkland College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

7%
Still enrolled
42%
Dropout rate
29%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$24,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Parkland College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,400. Last year, out of the total 2,419 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,129 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,888 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,455 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,400 $29,700
Employment Rate 88% 85%
Total Graduates 2,419 2,888

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Parkland College.

Lake Land College
49.6 mile away
Illinois Central College
76.1 mile away
Lincoln Trail College
83.2 mile away
Joliet Junior College
94.7 mile away