Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
Tel: (813)253-7000
27,298 students
Public institution
With over forty years of providing excellence in education, Hillsborough Community College is the ninth largest of Florida's 28 member community college system. HCC is a public, state-supported college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. HCC aims for a high-quality learning environment that prepares its students to excel in Academics and Athletics as leaders in a global economy.
School Highlights
Hillsborough Community College serves 27,298 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Hillsborough Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Hillsborough County, FL.
The nearest community college is Everest University-Tampa (4.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 697 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
College Hillsborough Community College (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 697 staff
30 staff

Student Body

The student population of 27,298 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 27,298 students 576 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1
# Full-Time Students 11,391 students
468 students
# Part-Time Students 15,907 students
457 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 420 184
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.71 0.70

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,506 is less than the state average of $3,074. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,111 is less than the state average of $11,427. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,506 $3,074
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,111 $11,427
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • There are many great reasons to choose HCC. With campuses on Dale Mabry Highway and in Ybor City, Plant City, and Brandon, our students can find classes at convenient locations and times. Teaching takes priority over research for our faculty, and with smaller class sizes, your professor will actually know your name. Graduate with an Associate of Arts Degree and you are guaranteed admission as a junior to any state university and to many private colleges. Earn an Associate in Science Degree and you will be prepared to enter the competitive workforce. The Brandon Campus offers an array of credit classes, including those needed to earn an Associate in Arts degree. Home to the College s Honors Institute, the main campus is located on an 82-acre site off Falkenburg Road, between SR 60 and Hwy. 574. HCC has four primary campus locations, two satellite locations, a very active distance learning program (eCampus), and a comprehensive corporate training center (Corporate Training Center @ HCC). With HCC you can expect small classes, individual attention, day, evening, weekend & eClasses, convenient locations, affordable tuition and regionally-accredited AA & AS degrees. Hillsborough Community College district support services are located on Davis Island. These offices support the critical functions of the Hillsborough Community College District and the campuses. Some of the offices here are our financial services, marketing, academic affairs, our management and research statistics and human resources.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest University-Tampa
    Private for-profit
    537 students | 4.90 Mi3319 W Hillsborough Ave
    Tampa FL 33614
  • Remington College-Tampa Campus
    Private not-for-profit
    151 students | 5.50 Mi6302 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Ste 400
    Tampa FL 33619
  • 958 students | 7.10 Mi7702 Woodland Center Blvd Suite 100
    Tampa FL 33614
  • Everest University-Brandon
    Private for-profit
    2,460 students | 7.20 Mi3924 Coconut Palm Dr
    Tampa FL 33619
  • 555 students | 8.20 Mi119 N Glen Arven Ave
    Temple Terrace FL 33617
Did You Know?
For Tampa private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,336 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Tampa community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Tampa is Everest University-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.