Parkland College News

State institution: These 2-year Illinois schools attract the most in-state students

Northwestern College-Southwestern Campus, Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield and Paul Mitchell the School-Bradley enrolled the most in-state students of all two-year Illinois schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data

Analysis: UI-Urbana-Champaign athletes No. 1 in Illinois for economic impact

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign sports programs brought in $183,497 per athlete in revenue in 2016, meaning its athletes on average generated the most sports revenue of any school in Illinois that year, according to an Illinois Business Daily analysis of U.S. Department of Education data

State institution: These 2-year Illinois schools attract the fewest in-state students

Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College, PCCTI IT and Healthcare and Estelle Skin Care and Spa Institute enrolled the fewest in-state students of all two-year Illinois schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Parkland College enrolls 7,159 undergrads

At Parkland College, 74 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 54 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Cost of college was unchanged for all students at Parkland College

In-state tuition and fees was unchanged for 2017-18 at Parkland College, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Graduates earn 1,500 degrees, certificates from Parkland College

About 35 percent of the 1,500 degrees and certificates handed out by the Parkland College in 2016-17 were to students in Health Professions and Related Programs programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosur

Illinois public colleges, universities report 10.7 percent default rate on student loans

At Kennedy King College, 26.3 percent of borrowers who started repaying student loans in 2014 defaulted on those loans by the end of 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis.

College softball earns $19.6 million for Illinois schools

DePaul University, Illinois State University and Bradley University top the list of highest grossing programs in Illinois, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

19,560 borrowers in default on student loans after attending Illinois schools

DeVry University in Chicago reported the largest share of borrowers who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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