With around 5,000 students enrolled in various associate degree and certificate programs, Olive-Harvey College (OHC) offers a cozy atmosphere in the largest of City College campuses in Chicago. At OHC, diversity is an essential component of college life, and it is home to a largely African-American student population.
OHC is competitive educational environment that provides top-notch academic and career-oriented training and certifications, many of which courses can be transferred to some of the best colleges in the United States through a transfer agreement. Conveniently located on the southeast side of Chicago and accessible by public transportation, the campus provides an ideal and affordable option to further your education or pursue a career-enhancing program.
Tuition is in line with other City Colleges, and runs at $5,207 per year. There are various options for financial aid in the form of grants, loans and scholarships. Students can choose from over 200 course options that cover a diverse range of subjects from Public Safety to Humanities to Healthcare and more. Basic, advanced and continuing education certificates are awarded in addition to the core curriculum general education associate degree courses.
Students at OHC can also choose from a variety of student activities organized by the various clubs in the college, including athletics programs for basketball and baseball. A campus library caters to the needs of literary minds and acts as a rich resource of course information. The extracurricular activities are designed to help students engage with their peers and members of the community at large.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,700. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $3,500-$4,200
- Out-of-State: $12,000-$14,290
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $140-$160 per unit
- Out-of-State: $550-$660 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||93%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||92%||$4,767|
|Receiving Student Loans||42%||$3,323|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, City Colleges of Chicago – Olive – Harvey College may offer services like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
- Day care for children
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how City Colleges of Chicago – Olive – Harvey College compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in Cook County and community colleges in Illinois in total.
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The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by City Colleges of Chicago – Olive – Harvey College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to City Colleges of Chicago – Olive – Harvey College.
- City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy - King College in Chicago, IL (5 miles away)
- City Colleges of Chicago - Richard J Daley College in Chicago, IL (7 miles away)
- Malcolm X College - City Colleges of Chicago in Chicago, IL (12 miles away)
- City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College in Chicago, IL (12 miles away)
- City Colleges of Chicago - Harry S Truman College in Chicago, IL (18 miles away)