Hutchinson Community College

Tel: (620)665-3500
6,159 students
Public institution

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The mission of the college is to expand the tradition of excellence through learning and collaboration.
School Highlights:
Hutchinson Community College serves 6,159 students (42% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% 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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Hutchinson 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 6,159 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 29% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,159 students
1,303 students
Hutchinson Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,586 students
835 students
Hutchinson Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,573 students
1,046 students
Hutchinson Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Hutchinson Community College sch enrollment Hutchinson Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Hutchinson Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Hutchinson Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
11%
Hutchinson Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
91%
66%
Hutchinson Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Hutchinson Community College sch ethnicity Hutchinson 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. 0.17 0.44
Hutchinson Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,688 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,680 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,688 $5,890
Hutchinson Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,680 $10,047
Hutchinson Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,563 per year for in-state students and $5,483 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,623 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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Wright Career College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.