City Colleges of Chicago, Olive-Harvey College: Narrative Description

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10001 South Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60628-1645
Tel: (773)291-6100; Admissions: (773)291-6359; Fax: (773)291-6304; Web Site:

Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of City Colleges of Chicago. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 67-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 3,015. 54% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Study abroad program. ROTC: Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing, computer electronics, respiratory care programs. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Placement: SAT I or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Preference given to city residents.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $1248 full-time. State resident tuition: $3990 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $5833 full-time. Mandatory fees: $250 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 9 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Club Tech, African-American Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Panther Dena. Major annual events: Oh What A Fair, awards banquet for faculty and SGA, Transfer Center College Fair. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Olga Haley Library with 56,318 books and 325 serials. Operations spending 2002-03: $215,681.

Community Environment: See University of Chicago.

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