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City Colleges Of Chicago Harry S Truman College

City Colleges Of Chicago Harry S Truman College

Harry S Truman College, also referred to as the Truman College, began in 1956 as an unnamed "evening college". It was only in 1976 that the college moved its location, and was christened the Harry S. Truman College. With a yearly enrollment of more than 23,000 students, it is currently the largest of the City Colleges of Chicago.

Truman College offers Associate's degrees in arts, science, applied science, teaching and fine arts. The college also has one of the most successful 2-year nursing programs as well as a biotechnology program. Additionally, there are several adult education, child development and continuing education programs that are offered by this college.

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Contacting Truman College

City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College
1145 W Wilson Ave.
Chicago , IL 60640-6063
General Phone: (773) 907-4700
http://www.trumancollege.edu/

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Truman College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts174liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Medical Support and Technology59pharmacy tech, phlebotomy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine55registered nursing
Family and Social Work48child care provider
Beauty and Cosmetology39cosmetology
Mechanics and Repair32appliance repair, automobile mechanics
Science26biological and physical sciences
Computer Science and Engineering21information technology, information science, web design, computer networking
Business and Management10business management, accounting
Security and Law Enforcement3criminal justice and safety
Engineering Technician3mechanical drafting
Science and Laboratory Technician1chemical tech
Engineering1engineering

Number of programs and degrees for Truman College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree28013
Award of less than 1 academic year1119
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years818

Truman College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Truman College had a total enrollment of 11,354 students (8,149 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 21%
Black 17%
Hispanic 49%
Asian 12%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 8%
20-21 10%
22-24 15%
25-29 21%
30-34 15%
35-39 10%
40-49 12%
50-64 7%
65+ 2%

Truman College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 40 %
Part-Time 25 %

Truman College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Chicago, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Truman College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,120
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,557
Books and supplies $ 1,248

Financial Aid:
Truman College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 164800)

Truman College Faculty

Truman College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured3230
Non-tenured, but on tenure track916
Non-tenured and not on tenure track33

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year3$53,5613$54,412
All faculty totalcalendar year3$53,5613$54,412

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year14$98,1272*
Associate professoracademic year4$89,1805$85,777
Assistant professoracademic year5$72,0898$71,922
Instructoracademic year18$59,36831$62,478
All faculty totalacademic year41$77,06346$68,331

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Truman College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Engineering
Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Appliance Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Science
Biological and Physical Sciences

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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Truman College Highlights

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What Sets Truman College Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Truman College Number of students
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 7%Truman College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Truman College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 7%Truman College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Truman College % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Truman College % students 40 years or older
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Truman College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Truman College Minority % of student body
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Truman College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in science
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Truman College % of degrees in science
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Truman College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Truman College % of degrees in family and social work

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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