Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
Tel: (813)253-7000
27,705 students
Public institution

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With over forty years of providing excellence in education, Hillsborough Community College is the ninth largest of Florida's 28 member community college system. HCC is a public, state-supported college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. HCC aims for a high-quality learning environment that prepares its students to excel in Academics and Athletics as leaders in a global economy.
School Highlights:
Hillsborough Community College serves 27,705 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Hillsborough Community College is one of 8 community colleges within Hillsborough County, FL.
The nearest community college is Everest University-Tampa (4.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Hillsborough Community College 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 27,705 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 48:1 has increased from 43:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
27,705 students
1,303 students
Hillsborough Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
12,089 students
835 students
Hillsborough Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 15,616 students
1,046 students
Hillsborough Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Hillsborough Community College sch enrollment Hillsborough Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Hillsborough Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
22%
7%
Hillsborough Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
16%
11%
Hillsborough Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
58%
66%
Hillsborough Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Hillsborough Community College More (2010-2012)
Hillsborough Community College sch ethnicity Hillsborough Community College 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. 0.59 0.44
Hillsborough Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,506 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,111 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,506 $5,890
Hillsborough Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,111 $10,047
Hillsborough Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

There are many great reasons to choose HCC. With campuses on Dale Mabry Highway and in Ybor City, Plant City, and Brandon, our students can find classes at convenient locations and times. Teaching takes priority over research for our faculty, and with smaller class sizes, your professor will actually know your name. Graduate with an Associate of Arts Degree and you are guaranteed admission as a junior to any state university and to many private colleges. Earn an Associate in Science Degree and you will be prepared to enter the competitive workforce. The Brandon Campus offers an array of credit classes, including those needed to earn an Associate in Arts degree. Home to the College s Honors Institute, the main campus is located on an 82-acre site off Falkenburg Road, between SR 60 and Hwy. 574. HCC has four primary campus locations, two satellite locations, a very active distance learning program (eCampus), and a comprehensive corporate training center (Corporate Training Center @ HCC). With HCC you can expect small classes, individual attention, day, evening, weekend & eClasses, convenient locations, affordable tuition and regionally-accredited AA & AS degrees. Hillsborough Community College district support services are located on Davis Island. These offices support the critical functions of the Hillsborough Community College District and the campuses. Some of the offices here are our financial services, marketing, academic affairs, our management and research statistics and human resources.

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