Hagerstown Community College

  • 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 3,848 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 361 teachers has grown by 137% over five years.
Hagerstown Community College(MD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty361 staff378 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hagerstown Community College has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The Hagerstown Community College diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,848 students3,876 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:110:1
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# Full-Time Students1,061 students1,089 students
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# Part-Time Students2,787 students2,787 students
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
8%
12%
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% Black
12%
30%
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% White
70%
40%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.490.73
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College Completion Rate
32%
22%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,700$36,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,200 is less than the state average of $7,291. The in-state tuition has declined by 20% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,560 is less than the state average of $9,297. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,200$7,291
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,560$9,297
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Tuition NotesTuition is based on in-county tuition and out-of-state tuition for HCC's neighbor tuition rate
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid77%73%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,437$10,437
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Golf,
Soccer, Softball,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
Source: 2020 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Hagerstown Community College is Purdue University Global-Hagerstown (4.0 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,291 per year for in-state students and $9,297 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maryland community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.