Highland Community College

Highland Community CollegeHighland Community College (“HCC” or Highland) is a public two-year community college. Its main campus is located in Freeport, Illinois. The college is recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and a member of the North Central Association. Highland was first established in 1962 on the land purchased from the Taft family. The Highland Community college foundation was the first community college foundation established in the State of Illinois and only the second in the nation. The foundation was established by Dr. Howard D. Sims, president of Highland Community College from 1975 to 1980. There are seven buildings on the campus, which are mainly used for classes. Read more…

  • Address: W Pearl City Rd 2998, Freeport 
  • City: Freeport 
  • State: Illinois 
  • Postal Code: 61032 
  • Degree:
    Associate 
  • Avg. Tuition: $3,400 
  • Phone: (815) 599-3682 
  • Website: www.highland.edu