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Heartland Community College

Normal, IL

At A Glance

Main Address

1500 W Raab Rd

Normal, IL 61761-9446

www.heartland.edu

Admission Office

1500 West Raab Road

Normal, IL 61761

(309) 268-8010

Fax : (309) 268-7971

admissions@heartland.edu

Contact : Brian Lambert

Associate Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

technical college

2-year school

Coed

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Code: 1361

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 4,634

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 669

In-State Tuition : $4,740.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $13,740.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Rural

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Dec 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : Aug 1

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : Jul 1

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

International Students

Fall application due : Jun 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Student-faculty ratio : 19 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 77.0%
Health Professions : 8.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 7.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting C
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry C
Small Business Administration/Management C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Support specialist C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A C
Information Technology A
Network and System Administration/Administrator C
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design A C

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager C

Engineering
Engineering, General A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician C
Energy Systems Technology/Technician C
Industrial Technology/Technician A C

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Care Provider/Assistant A C
Child Care and Support Services Management C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) C
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) C
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Medical/Clinical Assistant C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist C
Physical Therapy Assistant A
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology/Technician C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management A

Precision Production
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist C
Welding Technology/Welder C

Security & Protective Services
Corrections C
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Honors Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

75 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : Challenger Learning Center

Geographic Location : Main campus in Normal, HCC Lincoln in Lincoln, HCC Pontiac in Pontiac

Small City

Rural

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 4,634

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 669

Degree-seeking undergrads : 3,221

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 24

Full time students average age : 21

In state students : 98.0%

Out of state students : 2.0%

Part Time students : 49.0%

Percentage of males : 46.0%

Percentage of females : 54.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 5.0%

Black African American : 13.0%

Asian : 2.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 9.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 1.0%

White : 68.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : Spectator

Student Newspaper URL : http://hccspectator.com/

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Hawks

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Minority students services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Veteran's counselor

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Learning center

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Total applicants : 1,484

Admitted : 1,484

Enrolled : 1,316

Open admission 100.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Placement testing required to determine readiness in reading, english, and math. Developmental courses may be required before proceeding to college-level courses. Selective admission requirements for nursing, radiography, physical therapy assistant, and medical assistant programs.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: AP credit awarded for scores of 3, 4, or 5 in select fields. Maximun 15 semester hours awarded toward AA/AS degree for AP credits.

High school Coursework

High school diploma or equivalent is not required

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

0

4

Math

0

3

Science

0

2

Social Studies

0

2

Foreign Language

0

2

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 70.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 102

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

ART 103

All

Art History

3

6

ART 211 & 212

All

Biology

3

4

BIOL 161

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MATH 161

All

Calculus BC

3

8

MATH 161 & 162

All

Chemistry

3

4

CHEM 120

All

4

5

CHEM 161

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

8

CHIN 101 & 102

All

4

8

CHIN 201 & 202

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

3

POS 220

All

Computer Science A

3

4

CSCI 130

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

3

ART 104

All

English Language and Composition

3

3

ENGL 101

All

4

6

ENGL 101 & 102

All

English Literature and Composition

3

3

ENGL 101

All

4

6

ENGL 101 & LITR 111

All

Environmental Science

3

3

EASC 111

All

European History

3

3

HIST 102

All

French Language and Culture

3

8

FREN 101 & 102

All

4

8

FREN 201 & 202

All

German Language and Culture

3

8

GERM 101 & 102

All

4

8

GERM 201 & 202

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEOG 101

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

8

ITAL 101 & 102

All

4

8

ITAL 201 & 202

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECON 102

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECON 101

All

Music Theory

3

4

MUSI 110

All

Physics 1

3

5

PHYS 161

All

Physics 2

3

5

PHYS 162

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHYS 172

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHYS 171

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 101

All

Research

3

3

--

All

Seminar

3

3

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

8

SPAN 101 & 102

All

4

8

SPAN 201 & 202

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

3

--

All

Statistics

3

4

MATH 141

All

United States Government and Politics

3

3

POS 101

All

United States History

3

6

HIST 135 & 136

All

World History: Modern

3

6

--

All

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Dec 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Todd Burns

Financial aid office phone : (309) 268-8020

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $150.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $350.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Job Skills

Leadership

Minority Status

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Job Skills

Leadership

Minority Status

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$4,740.00

$4,740.00

$4,740.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$13,740.00

$13,740.00

$13,740.00

Room only:

--

$8,750.00

$4,300.00

Books and supplies:

$900.00

$900.00

$900.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$1,100.00

$1,100.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$690.00

$690.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$5,640.00

$16,180.00

$11,730.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$14,640.00

$25,180.00

$20,730.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 45

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 45

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

High School Transcript

Standardized Test Scores

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 918

Transfers admitted percentage: 100.0%

Transfers admitted: 918

Transfers enrolled percentage: 48.0%

Transfers enrolled: 441

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 46.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 54.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Re-entry advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

International Application Due for Fall 2021: Jun 1

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $13,740.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $8,750.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $350.00

Financial Aid

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 65

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser

Special International Student Orientation Program

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students