Holyoke Community College

Tel: (413)552-2000
6,604 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Holyoke Community College serves 6,604 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is equalto than the state community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.
Holyoke Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Hampden County, MA.
The nearest community college is Springfield Technical Community College (7.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 255 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Holyoke Community College Community College Avg.
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 255 staff
62 staff
Holyoke Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 6,604 has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,604 students 1,371 students
Holyoke Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
22:1
Holyoke Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,017 students
779 students
Holyoke Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 3,587 students
1,083 students
Holyoke Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Holyoke Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Holyoke Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
13%
20%
Holyoke Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
4%
15%
Holyoke Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
75%
49%
Holyoke Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Holyoke Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
6%
Holyoke Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
Holyoke Community 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. 0.42 0.70
Holyoke Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,838 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,782 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,838 $5,664
Holyoke Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,782 $10,360
Holyoke Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81%
90%
Holyoke Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,274 per year for in-state students and $9,235 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $22,255 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts 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 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is New England College of Business and Finance. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.