William Rainey Harper College

1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine, IL
2-year
Medium
Suburban

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Majors offered at William Rainey Harper College

Biggest majors
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Biological and Physical Sciences
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing

Academics at William Rainey Harper College

Student Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
School type
Public 2-year institution

Demographics for William Rainey Harper College Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
William Rainey Harper College Students9%6%31%52%8%3%0%
All Bold.org College Students12%22%36%25%2%2%0%
Gender breakdown
William Rainey Harper College Students
88%
Male
Female
< 5% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for William Rainey Harper College students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Business Development Manager85k
Sales Representative, Industrial Product69k
Customer Service Manager61k
Office Manager60k
Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer60k
Test / Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer (Computer Software)48k
Sanitation Supervisor46k
Based on 672 student responses
45.3kAvg. Early Career Pay
71.1kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
47%in High-Meaning careers
2%in STEM careers

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Student reviews of William Rainey Harper College

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100% of students

Known for

Safe campus
Awesome study spaces and libraries
Diverse and Inclusive
Accessible and helpful professors
LGBTQ+ friendly
Sylvia Angelova
Chess
Coding And Computer Science
Data Science
Hiking And Backpacking

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I enjoy the availability of online classes as I have a schedule that prevents me from attending lectures. This way I can advance my education with my own daily availability in mind. I also enjoy the technological advances Harper offers, especially the Drone and GIS program. It's a great starting point for a new career and keeping up with current technology.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

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Monica Martinez
Hiking And Backpacking
Tennis
Comedy

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

Professors genuinely care about the well-being of their student's academic success and want to make sure everyone is comprehending the material.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Lack of faculty.

Gabriela Zajac
Interior Design
Cleaning
Walking
Reading + 2 others

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I love how diverse the community is at William Rainey Harper College. So many positive attitudes throughout campus as well. Staff and peers are very welcoming of one another and very helpful if there seems to be an issue. The safety on campus is top-notch, it is one of the reasons why I chose William Rainey Harper College.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

This usually happens with every college, but it's first come first serve when registering for classes.

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

It opens a lot of doors for opportunity and finding yourself.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Much like any schools, the advisors have a hard time meeting with everyone so it’s kinda hard to properly meet with them.

Maelyn Del Llano
Baking
Volunteering

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

That everyone is there to help you succeed.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The limited dining options.

Morgan Hill
Pet Care
Cleaning
Reading

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

Educators seemed to really care about the learning experience of the students. The school was clean. Grading was fair.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Some nursing clinical instructors can be tough.

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