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Heartland Community College

1500 West Raab Road, Normal, IL

Campus image of Heartland Community College

Heartland Community College (HCC), located in Normal Illinois, is a two-year community college that also provides students with the option to transfer their credits to a four-year school if they so choose. The school features over 40 kinds of academic degrees that encompass such career programs as practical nursing, computer maintenance, radiography, and medical transcription. Student services on the career campus include support for disabled students, tutoring, and childcare.

In order to apply for degree programs at HCC, students need to furnish a GED or high school diploma. For students who still need to meet the basic prerequisites, ESL courses and GED preparation are offered as well.

The Midwest college offers students the preparatory skills needed to work in jobs that require degrees or training in some of the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Administrative and secretarial science
  • Biological science
  • Business automation and technology
  • CAD/CADD drafting
  • Child Care
  • Mechanics and maintenance technology
  • Practical and vocational nurses training
  • Web page design
  • Welding

The yearly tuition at the school is approximately $11,000 for out-of-state residents and $7,000 for students living in-state. Currently, 5,600 undergraduates are enrolled in programs and the school maintains a 60% retention rate. You can obtain further details by contacting the college at 309-268-8000.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,000. 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

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $4,000-$4,800
    • Out-of-State: $12,000-$14,360
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $130-$160 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $400-$480 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid62%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships46%$4,627
Receiving Student Loans29%$4,798
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Heartland Community College may offer student services like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care for children

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how this school compares against other community colleges in McLean County and community colleges in Illinois as a whole.

 Heartland Community CollegeMcLean CountyIllinois
Graduation Rate22.7%22.8%23.9%
Transfer-out Rate26.4%26.4%26.6%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2010)
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Programs Offered

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 Heartland Community 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

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Heartland Community College.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
62%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
19:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
4

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,427