City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College

10001 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60628
Tel: (773)291-6100
5,298 students
Public institution
The mission of Olive-Harvey College is to provide students with a quality education.
School Highlights:
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City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College serves 5,298 students (36.62% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 55:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
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City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College is one of 31 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
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The nearest community college is Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (4.89 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 97 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 97 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 5,298 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 55:1 has increased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,298 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 55:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 1,940 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 3,358 students
1,017 students
% Asian
5%
2%
% Hispanic
16%
7%
% Black
71%
12%
% White
5%
57%
% Two or more races
1% 2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,961 is more than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,498 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,961 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,498 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
89%
Source: 2005 (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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For Chicago public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,243 per year for in-state students and $8,588 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,105 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Chicago is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Chicago community colleges have a 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. of 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Chicago is City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.