Heartland Community College

  • Heartland Community College provides access to higher education and excellence in teaching and learning. HCC graduates transfer to over 500 colleges and universities throughout the United States.

School Highlights

Heartland Community College serves 4,974 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is same as the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 367 teachers has grown by 93% over five years.
Heartland Community College(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty367 staff239 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Heartland Community College has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The Heartland Community College diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,974 students3,107 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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# Full-Time Students1,832 students1,099 students
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# Part-Time Students3,142 students2,008 students
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% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
9%
27%
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% Black
12%
13%
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% White
70%
48%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.480.68
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College Completion Rate
32%
33%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,700$32,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $8,070 is less than the state average of $8,158. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,970 is more than the state average of $10,899. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$8,070$8,158
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Out-State Tuition Fees$11,970$10,899
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid60%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,250$7,963
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,094$4,549
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Heartland Community College provides access to higher education and excellence in teaching and learning. HCC graduates transfer to over 500 colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Heartland Community College is Illinois Central College (29.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 8,749 students | 29.00 Mi1 College Drive
    East Peoria, IL 61635
    (309) 694-5422
    29.008,749
  • 1,109 students | 31.80 Mi300 Keokuk St
    Lincoln, IL 62656
    (217) 732-3155
    31.801,109
  • 6,510 students | 47.20 Mi2400 W Bradley Ave
    Champaign, IL 61821
    (217) 351-2200
    47.206,510
  • 2,846 students | 48.10 MiOne College Park
    Decatur, IL 62521
    (217) 875-7200
    48.102,846
  • 2,841 students | 53.50 Mi815 N Orlando Smith Road
    Oglesby, IL 61348
    (815) 224-2720
    53.502,841
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Did You Know?
For Illinois public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $8,158 per year for in-state students and $10,899 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,031 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 89%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.