Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown)

101 Community College Way
Johnstown, PA 15904
Tel: (814)262-6400
3,034 students
Public institution
At Pennsylvania Highlands, we are proud of our ability to offer you a high-quality, affordable education that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in today's competitive job market or in further advanced education. We offer over 30 associate degrees, diplomas and certificates in areas including Business, Liberal Arts, Public Service, Science, and Technology to assist you in reaching your unique goals.
School Highlights:
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) serves 3,034 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 25%.
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) is one of 4 community colleges within Cambria County, PA.
The nearest community college is Cambria-Rowe Business College-Johnstown (4.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) 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

Student Body

The student population of 3,034 teachers has grown by 130% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 45:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 64% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,034 students
1,303 students
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,088 students
836 students
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,946 students
1,046 students
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) sch enrollment Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) Hispanic (2006-2009)
% Black
2%
12%
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) Black (2006-2012)
% White
97%
67%
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) sch ethnicity Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) sta ethnicity
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. 0.06 0.45
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,580 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,510 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,580 $5,940
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,510 $10,072
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown) Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College grants admissions to individuals who have successfully earned a high school diploma or a GED high school equivalency. We accept applications year round and admits students on a rolling basis. All students applying are encouraged to contact a representative from the Admissions Office to ensure accurate completion of the application and appropriate goals are established.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • JohnstownCambria-Rowe Business College-Johnstown
    Private for-profit
    221 Central Ave
    JohnstownPA15902
    ((81)4)5-36-5168
    Private for-profit
    4.8 mi | 129 students                      
  • JohnstownCommonwealth Technical Institute
    Private not-for-profit
    727 Goucher St
    JohnstownPA15905
    ((81)4)2-55-8200
    Private not-for-profit
    6.4 mi | 250 students                      
  • CressonMount Aloysius College
    Private not-for-profit
    7373 Admiral Peary Hwy
    CressonPA16630
    ((81)4)8-86-4131
    Private not-for-profit
    18.4 mi | 1652 students                      
  • BlairsvilleWyo Tech-Blairsville
    Private for-profit
    500 Innovation Drive
    BlairsvillePA15717
    ((80)0)8-22-8253
    Private for-profit
    24.3 mi | 1904 students                      
  • IndianaCambria-Rowe Business College-Indiana
    Private for-profit
    422 S 13th St
    IndianaPA15701
    ((72)4)4-63-0222
    Private for-profit
    30 mi | 88 students                      
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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $11,904 per year for in-state students and $14,501 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,883 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania 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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.