Hutchinson Community College

Tel: (620)665-3500
5,718 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 5,718 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Hutchinson Community College is the only community colleges within Reno County, KS.
The nearest community college is Central Christian College of Kansas (24.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 171 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Hutchinson Community College (KS) 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 171 staff 62 staff
Hutchinson Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 5,718 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has grown by 29% over five years.
Total Enrollment 5,718 students 1,383 students
Hutchinson Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1 27:1
Hutchinson Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,267 students 682 students
Hutchinson Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 3,451 students 826 students
Hutchinson Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Hutchinson Community College Enrollment Breakdown KS All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
528 300
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Hutchinson Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
1%
2%
Hutchinson Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
5%
9%
Hutchinson Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
6%
9%
Hutchinson Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
80%
71%
Hutchinson Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Hutchinson Community College More (2013-2014)
% Unknown races
6%
4%
Hutchinson Community College Ethnicity Breakdown KS 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. 0.35 0.48
Hutchinson Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,688 is less than the state average of $2,910. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,680 is less than the state average of $4,032. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,688 $2,910
Hutchinson Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,680 $4,032
Hutchinson Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90% 90%
Hutchinson Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,910 per year for in-state students and $4,032 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,024 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 0.48, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.