Hutchinson Community College

Tel: (620)665-3500
6,128 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 6,128 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Hutchinson Community College is the only community colleges within Reno County, KS.
The nearest community college is Hesston College (26.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 204 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Hutchinson 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 204 staff
59 staff
Hutchinson Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,128 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 29% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,128 students
1,282 students
Hutchinson Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
Hutchinson Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,371 students
810 students
Hutchinson Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,757 students
1,017 students
Hutchinson Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Hutchinson Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Hutchinson Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Hutchinson Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Hutchinson Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Hutchinson Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Hutchinson Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races"
2% 2%
% Unknown races
Hutchinson Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Hutchinson Community College non_resident (2011-2013)
Hutchinson Community College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average 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. 0.17 0.53
Hutchinson Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,848 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,840 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,848 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,840 $10,294
Hutchinson Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 550 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
Hutchinson Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Hesston Hesston College
    Private not-for-profit
    301 South Main
    Hesston, KS 67062
    26.8  Mi  |  445  students
  • Wichita ITT Technical Institute-Wichita
    Private for-profit
    8111 E. 32nd Street North Suite 103
    Wichita, KS 67226
    43.2  Mi  |  337  students
  • Wichita Vatterott College-Wichita
    Private for-profit
    8853 E. 37th Street N.
    Wichita, KS 67226
    43.2  Mi  |  174  students
  • Wichita National American University-Wichita
    Private for-profit
    7309 East 21st Street North Suite G-40
    Wichita, KS 67206
    43.5  Mi  |  375  students
  • Wichita Wichita Area Technical College
    4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100
    Wichita, KS 67226
    43.5  Mi  |  2934  students
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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,629 per year for in-state students and $4,624 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,345 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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.