Highland Community College
Tel: (815) 235-6121
- Highland Community college is committed to shaping the future of our communities by providing quality education and learning opportunities through programs and services that encourage the personal and professional growth of the people of northwestern Illinois.
The teacher population of 184 teachers has grown by 104% over five years.
|Highland Community College||(IL) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional||Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||184 staff||239 staff|
|School Calendar||Link to School Calendar|
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- Highland Community College offers more than 60 programs of applied and transfer degrees, community education and business training. In addition to comprehensive academic programming, Highland provides theatre, art and music opportunities for the community. Highland Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association’s Academic Quality Improvement Program. Located in Freeport and Elizabeth, Highland is conveniently positioned in the tri-state region with access to several major metropolitan areas. For more information about Highland Community College, call 815.235.6121 or visit www.highland.edu.
The nearest community college to Highland Community College is Sauk Valley Community College (29.5 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 1,616 students | 29.50 Mi173 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, IL 61021
(815) 288-5511 29.501,616
- 408 students | 32.80 Mi1130 South Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 965-8616 32.80408
- 2,125 students | 34.30 Mi6000 East State Street, 4th Floor
Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 316-4800 34.302,125
- 6,092 students | 34.60 Mi3301 N Mulford Rd
Rockford, IL 61114
(815) 921-7821 34.606,092
- 105 students | 36.80 Mi701 Portland Ave
Morrison, IL 61270
(815) 772-7218 36.80105
While intended to regulate for-profit vocational colleges, the Gainful Employment Rule may hurt public community colleges. Learn about the new Department of Education rule and how it may impact your education.
While community colleges are a very affordable option over four-year universities, some campuses are increasing their tuition either across the board or for popular degree programs.
Learn more about The College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 ("CCRAA" or the "Act"), which was enacted to make college more affordable for low- and moderate-income students by phasing in increases in government grants.