Harold Washington College, or HWC, is a 2-year community college founded in 1962. The college was later dedicated to the memory of the Chicago mayor Harold Washington, following his death in 1987. HWC offers associate degrees and certificates in arts and humanities, architecture, sciences, music and theater. Students can utilize transfer assistance facilities to local 4-year colleges and universities.
Harold Washington College boasts of state-of-the-art buildings including a library and multi-media center, expanded computer laboratories and laboratories for the arts and sciences. There are also rooms where meeting and conferences as well as concerts and other events can be hosted.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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