Explore Heartland

College choice is one of the biggest decisions of your life. Let us make it easier for you.

Did You Know?

  • We offer 70+ degree and certificate programs
  • Our graduates have transferred to more than 500 colleges and universities
  • Tuition at HCC is less than half the cost of the average four year public university
  • Heartland awards nearly 200 scholarships totaling over $300,000 anually
  • Our student body of 5000+ includes learners from more than 50 countries
  • We keep our average class size below 20, because you learn best when you know your instructor
College Costs

College costs are a big concern for everyone. Tuition at Heartland will not break the bank. We'll help you fill out your Free Application For Student Aid (FAFSA), and we also offer over 200 scholarship awards for students just like you! There are also a number of student employment positions available on campus. 

Learn more about paying for college

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Degrees and Certificates

You want to be prepared to meet your future goals. We have over 70 degree and certificate programs to choose from so you're sure to find a program of study that fits your plans. Go ahead and check them out!

Transferring to a University

We want to help with your next step after Heartland by providing a smooth transition to a 4-year school.

Visit Transfer Services View existing transfer agreements

Straight to Your Career

Associate of Applied Science degrees and certificates lead straight to your career.

You can work with Career Connections to learn about internships and job openings that will get you there!

Student Life
Student Government Association
It's not all about the courses here at Heartland. Plenty of learning happens outside of class. With a variety of clubs and organizations on campus, you'll be sure to find some extra-curricular groups that fit your interests and provide you with great experiences!
Student Benefits
Students studying in library

Enjoy some great benefits while attending Heartland!

  • Fitness and Recreation Center
  • Hawks Nest Game Room
  • Library and Tutoring Services
  • Connect Transit bus service
  • Free admission to all athletic events
  • Hawk Perks discounts at area businesses

Come See Us!

Schedule an individual visit

Are you just beginning the college search? Schedule an individual visit to:

  • Meet with an admissions representative
  • Receive a tour of campus
  • Get your enrollment questions answered

Please note this is not an academic advising appointment.

Register for a Campus Visit

Visits must be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance.


We are ready to help you start your journey at Heartland Community College.

Begin My Journey

Email, text or call

Have a question? Click below to contact Recruitment.

I Have A Question

You can also contact Recruitment by calling 309-268-8059 or texting at 309-392-4012 (standard text message rates apply. We will respond by the next business day).

Campus events

From the Challenger Learning Center to the Joe McCauley Art Gallery, our campus is busy with activity. Check out our calendar to see what's happening.

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