Olive-Harvey College - CCC

10001 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60628

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Main telephone 773-291-6100
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Educational system City Colleges of Chicago
Public or private Public
Type of school 2-year college
Date founded 1970
Degrees offered Certificate or diploma, Associate
School accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Setting Urban (in a large city)
Closest major metropolitan area Chicago
Campus size 67 acres
County Cook
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Number of full time, undergraduate men 399
Number of full time, undergraduate women 614
Total number of full time undergraduates 1,013
Number of part time, undergraduate men 670
Number of part time, undergraduate women 1,199
Total number of part time undergraduates 1,869
Total number of undergraduate males 1,069
Total number of undergraduate females 1,813
Total number of undergraduate students 2,882
Total enrollment 2,882
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian 1%
Black 68%
Hispanic 24%
White 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown Less than 1%
These figures reflect responses of people who chose to indicate their racial-ethnic background. All categories except Hispanic represent non-Hispanic students. International students are not included in these figures so they may not add up to 100 percent.
Percentage of students from outside the US Less than 1%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
Full time costs are based on x units per year 30 credits
In-state tuition $9,216
Out-of-state tuition $11,444
Academic program/major Yes
Installment plan (you can pay tuition in several payments over the course of the term) Yes
School employees and their children Yes
Senior citizens Yes
Undergraduate costs are for ... (Costs are for the 2018-2019 academic year. Full-time costs are based on 30 credits per year.)
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Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), school's financial aid form, proof of citizenship, financial aid transcript (for transfers)
Application deadline (for fall term) April 15
Need-based scholarships and grants
Federal Pell Grants Yes
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Yes
Privately-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
State-sponsored scholarships and grants Yes
Student employment
Work study Yes
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Admissions contact person Nailah Alexandar
Admissions contact title Assistant Registrar
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Electronic application website ccc.edu/colleges/olive-harvey/services/Pages/Apply-for-College.aspx
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Groups receiving preferential admission (first or special consideration) City residents
High school education High school diploma required and GED accepted.
Fall* application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall admission applicants Continuous
Fall transfer application deadline Continuous
Notification date for fall transfer applicants Continuous
* Application dates for winter, spring, or summer term admission are likely to be different.
Online application available ccc.edu/colleges/olive-harvey/services/Pages/Apply-for-College.aspx
Submit these items:
High school transcript or GED certificate Required for some students
High school GPA Not considered
Difficulty of high school courses Not considered
Standardized test scores Not considered
High school class rank Not considered
Recommendations Not considered
Application essay Not considered
Character/personal qualities Not considered
Interview Not considered
Talent or ability Not considered
Extracurricular activities Not considered
Level of applicant's interest Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment Not considered
Work experience Not considered
Related to a school graduate Not considered
First generation college student Not considered
Racial/ethnic group Not considered
Accepted students can defer admission for a period of time Yes
Early admissions (select high school students can enroll for college credit) Yes
American Council on Education (ACE) recommendations Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) general Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) subject Yes
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) Yes
Life long learning Yes
Percentage of freshmen who returned for their sophomore year 52%
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 126
Student faculty ratio 22:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 60 credit hours
All students must meet:
Core curriculum or school-wide requirements Yes
Internship requirement Depends on major
Evenings Yes
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Accelerated degree Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Cooperative education Yes
Independent study Yes
Internships Yes
Computer lab available to students Yes
Computer network can be accessed from off campus Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name Olga-Haley Library-Learning Resource Center
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National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Yes
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Drama or theater groups Yes
Number of student clubs and associations with open membership 8
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English as a Second Language (ESL) program Yes
Remedial education courses Yes
Psychological counseling Yes
Orientation Yes
Services for students with learning disabilities Yes
Women's center Yes
24-hour emergency phone and alarms on campus Yes
Campus patrolled by trained security personnel Yes
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Career counseling Yes
Career library Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interviews Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
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