Hagerstown Community College

Tel: (240)500-2530
4,968 students
Public institution

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HCC offers a diverse array of courses and programs designed to address the curricular functions of university transfer, career entry or advancement, adult basic skills enhancement, general and continuing education, as well as student and community service.
School Highlights:
Hagerstown Community College serves 4,968 students (25% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Hagerstown Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Washington County, MD.
The nearest community college is Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus (4.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 144 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Hagerstown 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 144 staff
59 staff
Hagerstown Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,968 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,968 students
1,282 students
Hagerstown Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
22:1
Hagerstown Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,250 students
810 students
Hagerstown Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,718 students
1,017 students
Hagerstown Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Hagerstown Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
2%
Hagerstown Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Hagerstown Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
10%
12%
Hagerstown Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
78%
57%
Hagerstown Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Hagerstown Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Hagerstown Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Hagerstown 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. 0.28 0.53
Hagerstown Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,450 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,698 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,450 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,698 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 76%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Established in 1946, HCC was the first community college to open its doors in the state of Maryland. The College has grown to a current credit enrollment of more than 4,000 students and a non-credit enrollment of more than 9,000. HCC offers more than 100 programs of study for transfer to a four-year institution or for immediate career preparation. Degrees awarded are Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science. One-year certificates are also awarded. The College has an extensive non-credit program providing lifelong learning opportunities and professional training. With an 18 to 1 student-faculty ratio, HCC is small enough for professors to get to know students and work with them to provide the extra attention that is all too often missing in larger institutions. Many of the professors have worked outside the classroom in their fields of expertise and bring valuable life experiences to the learning environment. The College is located at 11400 Robinwood Drive, just southeast of Hagerstown on a 319-acre campus. The College has 10 buildings including the Administration and Student Affairs Building which offers students a central location to register for classes, apply for financial aid, pay their tuition, meet with academic advisors and request transcripts. The Learning Resource Center houses more than 350 computers, smart classrooms, distance learning facilities, television and radio production studios, and the William M. Brish Library. The Advanced Technology Center and Technical Innovation Center provide sophisticated assistance and teaching in emerging technologies. The Athletic Recreation and Community Center (ARCC) has a wellness center, indoor track, and several basketball courts. The Kepler Theater and Alumni Association Amphitheater allow for a variety of arts performances year round. The Student Center houses the student bookstore, career center, student activities office, Student Government Association office, and The Hilltop Grill. The Science Building and Classroom Building are home to classrooms, laboratories and faculty offices. The Career Programs Building houses classrooms for career programs, including nursing, paramedic services, practical nursing, radiography, and industrial technology labs. It is also home to The Valley Eatery. The College also operates a full-service business training center at the Hagerstown Valley Mall. We have over 60 years of experience in educating learners like you in such diverse fields as arts and sciences, computer studies, business, technology, and health occupations. We also have a well earned reputation in providing courses for those seeking the best career enhancement training and other forms of enrichment through continuing education. In addition, we welcome those who visit our campus for community, athletic, and performing arts events. The College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges.

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For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,632 per year for in-state students and $7,656 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,111 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Maryland 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 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.