Heartland Community College

Heartland Community College

Heartland Community College is a community college located in Normal. Illinois. It was established in 1991. It also operates campuses in Pontiac and Lincoln. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

HCC's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. The college is a member of the Mid-west Athletic Conference. Its teams participate in sports like baseball, softball and soccer. There are several clubs and organizations on campus as well, including Alpha Beta Gamma, the Campus Crusade for Christ, the Chinese Student Association and the Culture Club.

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Contacting Heartland Community College

Heartland Community College
1500 West Raab Road
Normal , IL 61761-9446
General Phone: (309) 268-8000

Heartland Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts380liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine155registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Science59biological and physical sciences
Office and Administration42data entry, administrative assistant, office data entry
Engineering Technician27electronics tech, manufacturing tech, computer systems tech, drafting, CAD and design
Family and Social Work14child care provider
Computer Science and Engineering8information technology, computer networking, system administration
Security and Law Enforcement7corrections, criminal justice and safety
Business and Management5accounting, insurance
Mechanics and Repair5HVAC, industrial mechanics
Design2design and visual communication
Production Trades1welding
Construction Trades1electrician
Medical Support and Technology1radiographer

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree50215
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years306
Award of less than 1 academic year17510

Heartland Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Heartland Community College had a total enrollment of 4,827 students (3,387 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 9%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 26%
20-21 21%
22-24 16%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Heartland Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 41 %

Heartland Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Normal, 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.

Heartland Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,010
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,410
Books and supplies $ 900

Financial Aid:
Heartland Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3083800)

Heartland Community College Faculty

Heartland Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track610

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*1*
Associate professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$63,8862*

*: 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 year11$62,13314$61,678
Associate professoracademic year7$54,5879$53,649
Assistant professoracademic year10$51,22813$48,213
Instructoracademic year5$42,8709$43,217
All faculty totalacademic year33$54,30945$52,490

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

Heartland Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology
System Administration/Administrator

Construction Trades

Design and Visual Communications, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Support And Technology
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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Heartland Community College Highlights

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What Sets Heartland Community College Apart:

% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Heartland Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Heartland Community College Number of students
% of degrees in science
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Heartland Community College % of degrees in science
Male % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Heartland Community College Male % of student body
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Heartland Community College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Heartland Community College % of degrees in office and administration

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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 Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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