Holyoke Community College

Tel: (413)552-2000
6,740 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Holyoke Community College serves 6,740 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Holyoke Community College is one of 2 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 260 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Holyoke Community 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 260 staff
61 staff
Holyoke Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,740 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,740 students 1,296 students
Holyoke Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
21:1
Holyoke Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,272 students
814 students
Holyoke Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,468 students
1,040 students
Holyoke Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Holyoke Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Holyoke Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
Holyoke Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
21%
21%
Holyoke Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
7%
15%
Holyoke Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
63%
51%
Holyoke Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Holyoke Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Holyoke Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.55 0.68
Holyoke Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,574 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,518 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,574 $5,660
Holyoke Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,518 $10,250
Holyoke Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78%
89%
Holyoke Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,827 per year for in-state students and $10,496 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,065 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 81%. 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 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is The New England Institute of Art. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.