|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||15:1|
Prairie State 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.
Prairie State College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $9,360 and in-state students paid $7,800.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of Prairie State College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 63% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,089 (which is 16.5% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Prairie State College in 2016-2017, was 45, which is 21% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,824 (which is 5.9% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Prairie State College has enrolled a total of 4,484 students (1,550 students full-time and 2,934 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,484 students, 235 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
The institution also enrolled 223 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 54%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Two or more races: 2%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Prairie State 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||29%||815|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||14%||392|
|Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians||5%||149|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||3%||92|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||3%||70|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||2%||69|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||2%||52|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||2%||48|
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 Prairie State College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
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.
The typical median income of Prairie State College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $21,500. Last year, out of the total 1,494 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,255 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,219 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,000 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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