Hutchinson Community College

Tel: (620)665-3500
6,128 students
Public institution
The mission of the college is to expand the tradition of excellence through learning and collaboration.
School Highlights:
Hutchinson Community College serves 6,128 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Hutchinson Community College is the only community colleges within Reno County, KS.
The nearest community college is Hesston College (26.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 204 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
College Hutchinson 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 204 staff
61 staff
Hutchinson Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,128 has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 114% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,128 students 1,296 students
Hutchinson Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
Hutchinson Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,371 students
814 students
Hutchinson Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,757 students
1,040 students
Hutchinson Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Hutchinson Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Hutchinson Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Hutchinson Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Hutchinson Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Hutchinson Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Hutchinson Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Hutchinson Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Hutchinson Community College Non Resident (2011-2013)
Hutchinson 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. 0.43 0.68
Hutchinson Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,848 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,840 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,848 $5,660
Hutchinson Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,840 $10,250
Hutchinson Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 550 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
Hutchinson Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Hutchinson Community College/Area Vocational School will be the premier, two-year educational institution in Kansas, delivering accessible opportunities for learning, growth and improved quality of life. Hutchinson Community College and Area Vocational School has a reputation for excellence that spans nearly 70 years. Evolving from a traditional "junior college" to a full service community college/vocational school, HCC serves nearly 5,000 credit students every semester with a like number of individuals involved in community service and non-credit activities. There are two residence halls, Elland Hall and Kent Hall, providing on-campus housing for 391 students. They are conveniently located one block from the main campus. Services include commercial laundry machines, change and vending machines, TV lounges, microwaves on every floor and a cable TV outlet receiving 55 stations in each room, Roadrunner Internet access in each room, kitchenette and keycard access to the halls. Hutchinson Community College and Area Vocational School is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Hesston College
    Private not-for-profit
    445 students | 26.80 Mi301 South Main
    Hesston, KS 67062
  • 337 students | 43.20 Mi8111 E. 32nd Street North Suite 103
    Wichita, KS 67226
  • Vatterott College-Wichita
    Private for-profit
    174 students | 43.20 Mi8853 E. 37th Street N.
    Wichita, KS 67226
  • 375 students | 43.50 Mi7309 East 21st Street North Suite G-40
    Wichita, KS 67206
  • 2,934 students | 43.50 Mi4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100
    Wichita, KS 67226
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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,243 per year for in-state students and $5,164 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,701 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas 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 0.52, which is equal to the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.