Pasco-Hernando Community College

Tel: (727)847-2727
10,206 students
Public institution
Pasco-Hernando Community College (PHCC) serves the educational needs and interests of our community. As a comprehensive, multi-campus community college, PHCC provides an accessible, diverse learning environment rich with opportunities for students to attain academic success and cultural growth, to build and expand their knowledge and skills, and to develop both as individuals and as citizens of a global society.
School Highlights:
Pasco-Hernando Community College serves 10,206 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Pasco-Hernando Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Pasco County, FL.
The nearest community college is Rasmussen College-Pasco County (7.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 216 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pasco-Hernando 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 216 staff
60 staff
Pasco-Hernando Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 10,206 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has increased from 41:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,206 students
1,266 students
Pasco-Hernando Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 47:1
21:1
Pasco-Hernando Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
4,004 students
810 students
Pasco-Hernando Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 6,202 students
1,017 students
Pasco-Hernando Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pasco-Hernando Community College sch enrollment Pasco-Hernando Community College sta enrollment
% Asian
2%
2%
Pasco-Hernando Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
14%
7%
Pasco-Hernando Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
12%
Pasco-Hernando Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
74%
57%
Pasco-Hernando Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Pasco-Hernando Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Pasco-Hernando Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Pasco-Hernando Community College sch ethnicity Pasco-Hernando 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. 0.37 0.53
Pasco-Hernando Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,095 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,792 is more than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,095 $5,740
Pasco-Hernando Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,792 $10,260
Pasco-Hernando Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
89%
Pasco-Hernando Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

As Florida's newest community college, Pasco-Hernando Community College combines high tech educational facilities and state-of-the-art programs with an old-fashioned focus on teaching. With campuses located in tree-lined, intimate, rural settings, PHCC provides all the advantages of a private liberal arts education� personalized attention, highly credentialed faculty, an honors program for the academically gifted and small class sizes � all at an affordable public community college price. Our AA degree program gives students a solid foundation in the arts and sciences with a choice of major emphasis in teaching, business, engineering and the social and behavioral sciences. Our AA degree even comes with a guarantee: guaranteed admission into one of Florida's 11 public universities as a junior. PHCC also provides training for more than 30 high-demand careers in healthcare, law, business, and human services through its AS and certificate programs. Our technical programs are designed and taught by experts in their field using the latest equipment and technology. These fields include business, computer engineering, healthcare, human services and law. PHCC programs can be completed in two years or less. Ninety percent of all PHCC graduates end up working in their chosen professions. At PHCC, we offer educational opportunity for students of all ages and abilities. Our �Open Door� policy welcomes all high school graduates and GED recipients. PHCC also offers GED preparation classes to prepare students to test for the GED diploma. Because PHCC is a public-supported state institution, its fees are generally lower than many other colleges and universities. Approximately 60 percent of all PHCC students receive some form of financial assistance based on financial need and/or merit. PHCC offers day, evening, weekend and online classes for the convenience of working adults. We have four nearby locations to serve you in Brooksville, Dade City, New Port Richey and Spring Hill. Pasco-Hernando Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree.

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    Holiday, FL 34690
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  • Palm Harbor Central Florida Institute
    Private for-profit
    30522 US Hwy 19 N Ste 300
    Palm Harbor, FL 34684
    (727)784-0003
    16.8  Mi  |  287  students
  • Tampa International Academy of Design and Technology-Online
    Private for-profit
    5104 Eisenhower Blvd
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (813)881-0007
    20.6  Mi  |  1478  students
  • Tampa Everest University-Tampa
    Private for-profit
    3319 W Hillsborough Ave
    Tampa, FL 33614
    (8.1)387-9600
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  • Temple Terrace Florida College
    Private not-for-profit
    119 N Glen Arven Ave
    Temple Terrace, FL 33617
    (8.1)398-8513
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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,857 per year for in-state students and $10,026 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,230 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida 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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Florida is Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.