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College Affordability and Transparency

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Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates

As an institution participating in Title IV Higher Education Act programs, Heartland Community College is required by federal law to disclose graduation and transfer-out information in compliance with the Student Right-to-Know Act. Information on program completions and transfer to other institutions by Heartland students is provided by the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB).

A cohort of full-time, first-time degree/certificate seeking students was tracked by ICCB from fiscal year 2010 to fiscal year 2014. The table below displays the graduation and transfer-out rates of Heartland's cohort and all Illinois community colleges.

Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates
Fall 2010 Cohort Heartland
All Illinois Community
Colleges Number
All Illinois Community
Colleges Percentage
Fall 2010 cohort of full-time, first-time, degree/certificate-seeking students 633 - 31,578 -
Graduation Rate: Completed degree or certificate within 150% of scheduled time (3 years) 144 22.75% 6,843 21.67%
Transfer-Out Rate: Transferred to another school within 150% of scheduled time (3 years); did not complete degree or certificate 167 26.38% 8,260 26.16%
Still Enrolled: 61 9.64% 3,586 11.36%
Successful Progress Rate: Includes graduated, transferred and still enrolled 372 58.77% 18,689 59.18%

Source: ICCB Graduation Rate Report, January 2014

Detailed reports, including race/ethnicity and gender comparisons, are available:

  • Single-Year Cohort/Subcohort Data*: Includes the Graduation, Transfer, and Successful Progress Rates for the most recent cohort of first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students by race/ethnicity and gender.
  • Four-Year Average Cohort/Subcohort Data*: Includes the four-year average Graduation, Transfer, and Successful Progress Rates for the four most recent cohorts of first-time, full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students by race/ethnicity and gender.
  • Students Receiving Athletically-Related Aid*: Count of full-time, degree/certificate-seeking students receiving athletically-related student aid for the past academic year by race/ethnicity and gender.

NOTE: Heartland Community College started offering athletics programs during the 2007-2008 academic year. Therefore, graduation rate data for students receiving athletically-related student aid will first be available July 2011.

For additional information, contact the Heartland Community College Office of Institutional Research at (309) 268-8181.

Campus Crime Statistics

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, and the Student Right-To-Know Act, the Annual Security Report* (PDF format) and college crime statistics for Heartland Community College are also available.

College Violence Prevention Policy

In compliance with the College Security Enhancement Act of 2008, view Heartland's College Violence Prevention Policy* (available in PDF format, 150 KB, 3 pages).

Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA)

Future students, current students and community members may find a comprehensive overview of the College and its practices, including crime statistics, privacy, financial aid and other important College policies associated with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA).

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