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 39%.
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.
Holyoke Community College (MA) 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 Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 255 staff 90 staff
Holyoke Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 6,604 has declined by 7% 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 state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,604 students 2,021 students
Holyoke Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 26:1
Holyoke Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,017 students 758 students
Holyoke Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 3,587 students 1,479 students
Holyoke Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Holyoke Community College Enrollment Breakdown MA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Holyoke Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
13%
12%
Holyoke Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
4%
11%
Holyoke Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
75%
61%
Holyoke Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
1%
Holyoke Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
8%
Holyoke Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups 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 0.59
Holyoke Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,574 is less than the state average of $4,178. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,518 is less than the state average of $9,266. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,574 $4,178
Holyoke Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,518 $9,266
Holyoke Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81% 89%
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 $4,178 per year for in-state students and $9,266 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,882 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 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Bunker Hill Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.