Pasco-Hernando Community College

Tel: (727)847-2727
10,376 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 10,376 students (38% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 22% 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

Pasco-Hernando 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 10,376 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 46:1 has increased from 39:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,376 students
1,303 students
Pasco-Hernando Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,894 students
836 students
Pasco-Hernando Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 6,482 students
1,046 students
Pasco-Hernando Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Pasco-Hernando Community College sch enrollment Pasco-Hernando Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Pasco-Hernando Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Pasco-Hernando Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Pasco-Hernando Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Pasco-Hernando Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Pasco-Hernando Community College More (2010-2012)
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 0.45
Pasco-Hernando Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,035 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,552 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,035 $5,940
Pasco-Hernando Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,552 $10,072
Pasco-Hernando Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,523 per year for in-state students and $11,805 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,942 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 79%. 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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Florida is Sanford-Brown Institute-Tampa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.