Parkland College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 22%

Parkland College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,1593,2963,863

2,483 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

841 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Parkland College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Parkland College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Parkland College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$10,485$15,255
Fees for full-time undergraduates$615$615
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$350$509

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs525525
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies225225
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities169169
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians114114
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services9898
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services8787
Transportation and Materials Moving7676
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences4545
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3030
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences2626
Personal and Culinary Services2020
Precision Production1313
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1212
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1212
Visual and Performing Arts1111
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies66
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services55
Construction Trades22
Grand Total1,5001,500

A total of 1,500 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Parkland College.

Graduation rate29%26%33%
  • Full-time retention rate - 62%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff517
Instructional FTE242
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address2400 W Bradley Ave
Champaign, Illinois, 61821-1899
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population85,000