Henderson Community College

2660 S Green St, Henderson
KY, 42420-4699
Tel: (270)827-1867
2,100 students
Public institution

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The mission of HendersonCommunity College is to provide general education curriculum for the first two years of a baccalaureate program (associate of arts and associate of science degrees), Offer technical programs to prepare students for immediate employment (certificates, diplomas, or associate in applied science degrees) and provide continuing education, adult education, cultural opportunities, and customized training for the general public, area employers and the local workforce.
School Highlights:
Henderson Community College serves 2,100 students (31% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 13%.
Henderson Community College is the only community colleges within Henderson County, KY.
The nearest community college is Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (15.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Henderson 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 2,100 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,100 students
1,287 students
Henderson Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
659 students
832 students
Henderson Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,441 students
1,021 students
Henderson Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Henderson Community College sch enrollment Henderson Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Henderson Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Henderson Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Henderson Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Henderson Community College More (2010-2012)
Henderson Community College sch ethnicity Henderson 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. 0.20 0.45
Henderson Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,360 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,760 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,360 $5,890
Henderson Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,760 $10,050
Henderson Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In the fall of 1960, the Northwest Extension of the University of Kentucky opened its doors for the first time to 256 Henderson, Union, and Webster County residents. In 1964, the Northwest Extension became Henderson Community College (HCC), a charter member of the University of Kentucky Community College System. HCC currently enrolls students in academic, technical and transfer programs and provides training for more than 4,000 citizens through its continuing education program. Henderson Community College became a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System in 1998. At HCC, we are committed to offering you a quality educational experience. We enroll students in academic and technical programs, as well as, train individuals through our community and economic development programs. HCC can make a difference in your life by providing: The first two years of courses that easily transfer toward a four-year degree at all Kentucky public college and universities, the University of Southern Indiana, and other colleges and universities across the country. We currently enroll students in academic, technical and transfer programs – providing training for more than 4,000 citizens through our continuing education program.

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