Hopkinsville Community College

Tel: (270)707-3700
4,374 students
Public institution

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Our Mission is to provide quality two-year transfer programs, technical and semi-professional programs of two years or less, developmental and continuing education, and customized training services to local businesses and industries to improve the knowledge and skills of citizens and workers in the service area.
School Highlights:
Hopkinsville Community College serves 4,374 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
Hopkinsville Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Christian County, KY.
The nearest community college is Brown Mackie College-Hopkinsville (3.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Hopkinsville 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 4,374 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,374 students
1,287 students
Hopkinsville Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,948 students
832 students
Hopkinsville Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,426 students
1,021 students
Hopkinsville Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Hopkinsville Community College sch enrollment Hopkinsville Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Hopkinsville Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Hopkinsville Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
23%
12%
Hopkinsville Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
66%
66%
Hopkinsville Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Hopkinsville Community College More (2010-2012)
Hopkinsville Community College sch ethnicity Hopkinsville 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. 0.51 0.45
Hopkinsville Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,360 is less than the state average of $5,940. 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 $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,360 $5,940
Hopkinsville Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,760 $10,072
Hopkinsville Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

HCC offers area residents the opportunity to obtain a quality postsecondary education without leaving home – and at a highly competitive tuition rate. Thus, whether your interest lies in transferring to a four-year institution, immediate entry into the work place, personal development and enrichment, or upgrading your tech skills for a better future, your education begins here. The highly qualified faculty and staff of Hopkinsville Community College are dedicated to helping students of all ages and walks of life succeed in accomplishing their objectives. A strong student services program will support your educational pursuit through an easy registration process, effective counseling, and a variety of scholarship and financial aid opportunities. The college provides quality two-year transfer programs, technical and semi-professional programs of two years or less, developmental and continuing education, and customized training services to local businesses and industries to improve the knowledge and skills of citizens and workers in the service area. Classes are conveniently offered at locations throughout the region, including Hopkinsville, Fort Campbell, Cadiz, Elkton and Princeton. In fact, Hopkinsville Community College offers more than 400 classes on our campuses every term. And, for those simply too busy with the ever-increasing demands of family and work to come to our classes, HCC, in partnership with KYVU, offers hundreds of Internet classes as well.

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