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City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College Overview

Located in Chicago, Illinois, City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College is a public institution. The location of Harold Washington College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College Known For?

1,349 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Harold Washington College.
  • In 2017-2018, 27% of the faculty were full-time.

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City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Harold Washington College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#116 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Harold Washington College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#44 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#68 Most Popular Online Liberal Arts General Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College?

Location of City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College

Contact details for Harold Washington College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 30 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601-2449
Phone: 312-553-5600
Website: www.ccc.edu/colleges/washington/Pages/default.aspx

How Do I Get Into Harold Washington College?

You can apply to Harold Washington College online at: www.ccc.edu/colleges/washington/services/Pages/Apply-for-College.aspx

As long as you submit the requested materials to City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College?

2% Take Out Loans
19.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Harold Washington College, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $3,458 a year. That adds up to $13,832 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Harold Washington College is 19.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,610 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,643 undergraduate students at Harold Washington College, with 4,610 being full-time and 4,033 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Harold Washington College

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,610 full-time undergraduates at Harold Washington College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Harold Washington College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Harold Washington College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 323
Black or African American 1,205
Hispanic or Latino 2,414
White 376
International Students 144
Other Races/Ethnicities 148

Online Learning at City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College

472 Took All Classes Online
1,470 Took At Least One Class Online
4.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,470 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Harold Washington College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 18th most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Harold Washington College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College was 4.8%. This is the #1,688 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Harold Washington College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Harold Washington College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Harold Washington College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #382
Liberal Arts General Studies #382

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 867 0 867
Biological & Physical Science 0 220 0 220
Human Development & Family Studies 23 9 20 52
Accounting 41 1 4 46
Business Administration & Management 0 16 16 32
Graphic Communications 18 3 9 30
Finance & Financial Management 28 0 0 28
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 28 0 0 28
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 10 0 10
Social Work 0 2 6 8
Human Resource Management 7 0 0 7
Mental & Social Health Services 1 3 1 5
Fine & Studio Arts 0 5 0 5
Legal Support Services 0 4 0 4
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 2 1 3
Computer Information Systems 0 2 0 2
Information Science 0 0 1 1
Music 1 0 0 1
Marketing 0 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 0
General Engineering 0 0 0 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 147 1,144 58 1,349

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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