City Colleges Of Chicago Olive Harvey College

City Colleges Of Chicago Olive Harvey College

Olive-Harvey College is a part of the City Colleges of Chicago System. Olive-Harvey College was named after two Vietnam era Medal of Honor winners, Milton Olive and Carmel B. Harvey. The college's main building is in the Pullman Community Area. Apart from this, classes are also offered at the South Chicago campus.

Olive-Harvey College awards associates degrees in arts, science, applied science and general studies. Also, courses in adult education, continuing education and certificate programs in various areas of study are available.

The athletics teams of Olive-Harvey College participate in men's and women's basketball, men's baseball and women's volleyball. The college also sponsors a large number of student clubs and organizations like Student Government Association, African Student Association, Organization of Latin American Students Club and Phi Theta Kappa.

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Contacting Olive-Harvey College

City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College
10001 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago , IL 60628-1696
General Phone: (773) 291-6100

Olive-Harvey College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts101liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Family and Social Work83child care provider
Nursing and Emergency Medicine79EMT paramedic, registered nursing, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology37medical coding, pharmacy tech, respiratory care tech, phlebotomy
Science36biological and physical sciences
Transportation31ground transportation
Business and Management7business management, accounting, marketing
Computer Science and Engineering4information technology, information science
Security and Law Enforcement2criminal justice and safety

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree2229
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years223
Award of less than 1 academic year13610

Olive-Harvey College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Olive-Harvey College had a total enrollment of 4,078 students (2,732 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 1%
Black 79%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 16%
20-21 13%
22-24 13%
25-29 16%
30-34 11%
35-39 10%
40-49 11%
50-64 6%
65+ 1%

Olive-Harvey College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 37 %
Part-Time 26 %

Olive-Harvey 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.

Olive-Harvey 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:
Olive-Harvey College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 976700)

Olive-Harvey College Faculty

Olive-Harvey College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track518

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*1*
Associate professoracademic year2*6$84,653
Assistant professoracademic year5$86,0466$64,916
Instructoracademic year12$66,46523$54,794
All faculty totalacademic year21$75,63436$63,134

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

Olive-Harvey College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Olive-Harvey College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Ground Transportation, Other

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Olive-Harvey College Highlights

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What Sets Olive-Harvey College Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
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Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Olive-Harvey College Minority % of student body
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Olive-Harvey College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Olive-Harvey College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Female % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 15%Olive-Harvey College Female % of student body
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Olive-Harvey College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Olive-Harvey College % of degrees in transportation
Number of students
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Top 18%Olive-Harvey College Number of students
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Olive-Harvey College % students 40 years or older

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 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
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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