Hocking College

Tel: (740)753-3591
3,821 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Hocking College serves 3,821 students (78% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Hocking College is the only community colleges within Athens County, OH.
The nearest community college is Ohio University-Lancaster Campus (28.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 209 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
College Hocking College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 209 staff
61 staff
Hocking College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,821 has declined by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,821 students 1,315 students
Hocking College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
Hocking College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,985 students
815 students
Hocking College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 836 students
1,061 students
Hocking College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Hocking College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Hocking College Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
Hocking College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Hocking College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Hocking College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Hocking College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Hocking College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Hocking College Non Resident (2008-2013)
Hocking College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.24 0.70
Hocking College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,290 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,580 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,290 $5,590
Hocking College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,580 $10,086
Hocking College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 822 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
Hocking College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • With more than 50 associate degree programs to choose from, Hocking College offers students a quality educational experience that is flexible, affordable and applicable to their career goals. At Hocking College, students will gain the concrete skills necessary to successfully further their education and pursue a profession. Hocking College's supportive faculty, interactive classes and valuable campus resources provide a hands-on learning environment that enables students to continually thrive.
  • The college now serves nearly 5,000 students. Set in the scenic town of Nelsonville, Ohio, the 2,300-acre institution is rich in history, nature, art and culture. Hocking College also has the Perry Campus located in New Lexington, Ohio and the Logan Campus. In addition to the school's on-campus residents, who attend Hocking from throughout the United States and around the world, local students commute from all over Southeastern Ohio.
  • Hocking College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. Hocking College is a member of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, The Ohio College Association, and the National Alliance of Community and Technical Colleges.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,590 students | 28.40 Mi1570 Granville Pike
    Lancaster, OH 43130
  • Daymar College-Lancaster
    Private for-profit
    71 students | 31.20 Mi1579 Victor Rd.
    Lancaster, OH 43130
  • Daymar College-Jackson
    Private for-profit
    73 students | 35.50 Mi980 East Main Street
    Jackson, OH 45640
  • 2,969 students | 37.00 Mi1555 Newark Rd
    Zanesville, OH 43701
  • 2,047 students | 37.30 Mi1425 Newark Rd
    Zanesville, OH 43701
Did You Know?
For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,783 per year for in-state students and $10,993 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,646 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio 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 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Sanford-Brown College-Middleburg Heights. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.