City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

10001 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago,
IL, 60628-1696
Tel: (773)291-6100
4,963 students
Public institution
The mission of Olive-Harvey College is to provide students with a quality education.
School Highlights:
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College serves 4,963 students (50% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College is one of 35 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
The nearest community college is City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College (5.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,963 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has increased from 37:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,963 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
2,498 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 2,465 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
% Asian 1%
% Hawaiian -
% Hispanic 9%
% Black 88%
% White 1%
% Two or more races -
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.22

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,961 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has declined by 26% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,498 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has declined by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,961 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,498 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Olive-Harvey College was formed in the fall of 1970 as a result of the merger of two City Colleges of Chicago: the Southeast College, founded in 1957, and Fenger, founded in 1958. These two Colleges had been operating separately, with different faculties, administrations, student populations, educational philosophies, and purpose. Olive-Harvey College has been located at its present 67-acre campus since its inception. Initially, it was housed in a set of nine prefabricated, steel structures. In 1981 the College moved most of its operations to a newly constructed main building, with ample space, equipment, laboratories and other facilities. In the Spring of 1988, the physical facilities expanded with construction a satellite facility, the South Chicago Campus on 92nd Street between Baltimore and Houston, in the far east of the College's service area. Olive-Harvey College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools , Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

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