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Olive-Harvey College is a part of the City Colleges of Chicago System. Olive-Harvey College was named after two Vietnam era Medal of Honor winners, Milton Olive and Carmel B. Harvey. The college's main building is in the Pullman Community Area. Apart from this, classes are also offered at the South Chicago campus.

Olive-Harvey College awards associates degrees in arts, science, applied science and general studies. Also, courses in adult education, continuing education and certificate programs in various Course Topics are available.

The athletics teams of Olive-Harvey College participate in men's and women's basketball, men's baseball and women's volleyball. The college also sponsors a large number of student clubs and organizations like Student Government Association, African Student Association, Organization of Latin American Students Club and Phi Theta Kappa.

Profile of City Colleges of Chicago Olive Harvey College

Olive Harvey College is in a large city, in Chicago, IL. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Olive Harvey College earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include transportation and family and social work.

Olive Harvey College Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as Olive Harvey College offers open admission. The school attracts a fair number of students from out of state.


Some professors at Olive Harvey College are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at the school are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

Olive Harvey College, in 2007, had 4, 078 students (2, 661 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at the school are minorities. Adults changing careers are relatively common at Olive Harvey College.

Olive Harvey College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts120liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Transportation91ground transportation
Family and Social Work78child care provider
Medical Support and Technology62pharmacy tech, phlebotomy, medical coding, respiratory care tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine38registered nursing, nursing assistant
Science25biological and physical sciences
Business and Management10accounting, business management, sales
Computer Science and Engineering7information science, information technology
Security and Law Enforcement1criminal justice and safety

Contact: Olive Harvey College

City Colleges of Chicago Olive Harvey College

10001 S Woodlawn Ave

Chicago, IL 60628-1696

General Phone: (773) 291-6100

http://oliveharvey. ccc.edu/

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