2020 Average Costs of Attendance

For academic year 2019-2020, the average tuition & fees are $11,064 at Prairie State College. The typical costs for purchasing books and supplies for programs is $2,500. The total cost of attendance is $27,284 when a student lives off-campus.
2020 Average Costs of Attendance at Prairie State College
Tuition & Fees$11,064
Books & Supplies$2,500
Room & Board$7,516
Other Living Expenses$6,204
Total Cost of Attendace (COA)$27,284
1Prairie State College does not offer on-campus housing facilities.2The tuition & fees are based on out-of-state rates.

Average Earning after Graduation

Next table summarizes the average wage/salary by years after earning degree/certificate in Prairie State College. After 6 years of graduation, the mean wage is $27,500 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean wage is $33,300 for Prairie State College graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time for Prairie State College Graduate
6 Years After Graduation$27,500$28,900$26,600
7 Years After Graduation$28,400--
8 Years After Graduation$31,000--
9 Years After Graduation$30,600--
10 Years After Graduation$33,300$36,800$31,700

Career Programs at Prairie State College

Prairie State College offers 73 career courses through 1 Year Certificate, 2 Years Certificate, Associate's programs. . Next table summaries total number of completers by degree programs.
Total Number of Career Programs At Prairie State College
1 Year Certificate2 Years Certificate 4 Years CertificateAssociate's
Overall Programs3218NOT OFFERED23
Next tables list each career program with offered degrees. The number on each columns denotes the number of completers on the program last year. The numbers includes completers through on-campus classes and partial online classes as well as only online classes.

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Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Construction Trades
Mechanics and Repairers
Precision Production Trades
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Key Stats of Prairie State College

Graduation rate at Prairie State College is 17%. Key academic stats at Prairie State College are listed in next table.
Key Academics Stats at Prairie State College
Graduation Rate17%
Transfer-out Rate31%
Retention Rate45%(full-time), 41% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio7.69% (13 to 1)
Student Population6,106

Special Learning Opportunities

Prairie State College offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Prairie State College
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationNo
Study AbroadYes

On-Campus Student Services

Prairie State College provides a number of student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Prairie State College
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

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