Parkland College

2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

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Main telephone 217-351-2200
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Educational system Illinois Community College Board
Public or private Public
Type of school 2-year college
Date founded 1967
Degrees offered Certificate or diploma, Associate
School accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Setting Suburban (within commuting distance of a large city)
Campus size 233 acres
County Champaign
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Total number of undergraduate students 7,291
Total enrollment 7,291
American Indian/Alaskan Native Less than 1%
Asian 2%
Black 15%
Hispanic 4%
White 56%
Race/ethnicity unknown 18%
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 out of state 2%
Percentage of students from outside the US 1%
Percentage of students 25 or older 34%
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Tuition year 2018-2019
In-state tuition $10,905
Out-of-state tuition $15,255
Fees $675
Undergraduate costs are for ... (Costs are for the 2018-2019 academic year.)
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Financial aid contact person Tim Wendt
Financial aid contact title Director of Financial Aid and Veteran Services
Financial aid contact e-mail Email
Financial aid phone 217-351-2222
Financial aid office website Find more information on this website
Scholarship list website Find more information on this website
Submit these forms FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Application deadline (for fall term) March 1
Federal PLUS loans (for parents) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (subsidized) Yes
Federal Stafford loans (unsubsidized) Yes
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 Tim Wendt
Admissions contact title Director of Enrollment Services
Admissions contact e-mail Email
Admissions phone (local) 800-346-8089
Electronic application website Find more information on this website
For incoming students Open (virtually all applicants are accepted)
Open admissions policy applies to Except for allied health, nursing programs
Groups or programs with a different entrance difficulty level Allied health, nursing programs
Entrance difficulty level for these groups Moderately difficult (about 85% of all applicants accepted)
Total number of applicants 6,780
Total number of applicants accepted 6,780
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 Find more information on this website
Submit these items:
High school transcript or GED certificate Recommended, but not required
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
Religious affiliation/commitment Not considered
Work experience Not considered
Related to a school graduate Not considered
Racial/ethnic group Not considered
Accepted students can defer admission for a period of time Yes
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) general Yes
ACT score
Under 12 1%
12 - 17 38%
18 - 23 45%
24 - 29 15%
30 - 36 1%
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Certificate or diploma Yes
Associate Yes
Academic calendar Semesters
Number of faculty on campus 489
Student faculty ratio 15:1
Required number of credits for an associate degree 60 semester hours
All students must meet:
Core curriculum or school-wide requirements Yes
Internship requirement Depends on major
Math or science requirement Yes
Evenings Yes
On-line/distance learning Yes
Part time Yes
Summer school Yes
Weekends Yes
Accelerated degree Yes
Double major Yes
Honors program Yes
Student-designed major Yes
Domestic exchange available Yes
At these US schools or through this program University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Study abroad available Yes
Army ROTC Yes
Air Force ROTC Yes
Naval ROTC Yes
Advanced Placement Yes
Cooperative education Yes
Independent study Yes
Internships Yes
Computers on campus for student use Yes (1200)
Computer lab available to students Yes
Online registration for classes Yes
Main library name Parkland College Library
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National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Yes
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Choral groups Yes
Drama or theater groups Yes
Newspaper Yes
Radio station Yes
TV station Yes
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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
24-hour emergency phone and alarms on campus Yes
Campus patrolled by trained security personnel Yes
Late night transport service Yes
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Career counseling Yes
Career interest testing Yes
Job bank Yes
Job fairs Yes
Job interview preparation Yes
On campus recruitment by employers Yes
Placement assistance Yes
Résumé preparation assistance Yes
Résumé referral to employers Yes
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security. If you have questions or concerns about the information displaying please contact Illinois Career Information System.