Harper College

harper collegeWilliam Rainey Harper College is a comprehensive community college in Palatine, Illinois, United States. The college was established by referendum in 1965 and opened in September 1967. It is named for Dr. William Rainey Harper, a pioneer in the junior college movement in the United States and the first president of the University of Chicago. Harper College has a 200-acre (80.9 ha) campus approximately 25 miles (40 km) northwest of downtown Chicago, Illinois in the suburb of Palatine. The campus was designed to have an informal layout. The architectural concept uses scale and placement of buildings, multilevel plazas, brick, wood and concrete building materials and glass window walls to give a variety of interior and exterior views. Read more…

  • Address: W Algonquin Rd 1200, Palatine 
  • City: Palatine 
  • State: Illinois 
  • Postal Code: 60067 
  • Degree: Certificate 
  • Avg. Tuition: $9,800 
  • Phone: (847)925-6444  
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