We’re glad you’re considering Highland Community College. We offer top quality education at the lowest tuition rate in the tri-state region, a combination that can’t be beat. We hope you find this website useful as you continue with the registration process at Highland.

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The Admissions Office is located in the Student/Conference Center, Building H, second floor.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer Hours Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 :30 p.m.





Quick Facts

  • Our average class size is 23.
  • We enroll about 4,000 students each semester.
  • Our Cougars are nationally ranked.
  • We offer over 60 majors.
  • With a little preparation, you can transfer HCC credits anywhere.
  • Over 95% of our graduates tell us they are happy with the quality of instruction.
  • As a full-time HCC student you’ll have free access to the YMCA on campus.
  • With so many clubs and organizations, you won’t get bored between classes.
  • Our campus has nine main buildings.

Veteran's Services

HCC is committed to assisting our veterans. Contact us at 815.599.3664 or via email for more information.

HCC Veterans Survey
Veterans Financial Aid
IL Dept. Veterans Affairs

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