• Herkimer College is committed to providing you a high-quality education and the support to succeed. We offer more than 40 two-year degree and one-year certificate programs. Our small class sizes and experienced, supportive faculty make Herkimer a great place to learn, grow and transform. We are also a leader in offering fully accredited degree programs entirely online through our Internet Academy.We offer the full college experience, even as a two-year school. We have three apartment-style on-campus housing complexes. Students can join over 30 clubs or create their own. And, if you like sports, you've come to the right place -- Herkimer has the top non-scholarship, two-year athletic program in the nation.But our top praise is for our supportive campus culture. An academic advisor will guide you through your degree program, transfer requirements, scholarship opportunities, and more to ensure your success from day one. Our free academic support services, like tutoring, essay editing, and academic success coaching ensure you can be successful.Find a flexible path to your future at Herkimer College.

School Highlights

Herkimer County Community College serves 2,398 students (58% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,398 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,116
  • Out-state tuition: $8,000
  • Student:teacher ratio: 24:1
  • Minority enrollment: 30%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Herkimer County Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 100 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Herkimer County Community College
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
100 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Herkimer County Community College has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The Herkimer County Community College diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,398 students
1,437 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,396 students
858 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,002 students
579 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Herkimer County Community College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of NY.
Total Dormitory Capacity
650 students
408 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
4%
8%
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% Hispanic
7%
24%
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% Black
12%
19%
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% White
70%
39%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.49
0.74
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College Completion Rate
33%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,500
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,116 is less than the state average of $5,464. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,000 is less than the state average of $10,103. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,116
$5,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,000
$10,103
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
88%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Herkimer County Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,500
$14,216
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Herkimer County Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Herkimer County Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
75%
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25

Sports

Total Sports Offered
11 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • HCCC prepares students to earn an associate degree or certificate, either to continue their education toward a baccalaureate degree, or obtain sufficient background for employment. In addition to its degree programs, the College seeks to increase each student's potential through informal student- faculty exchange, varied co-curricular programs, and student involvement in college and community activities. Currently, Herkimer County Community College offers over 40 degree programs leading to one-year certificates, A.A., A.S., and A.A.S. degrees. The Internet Academy offers eighteen associate degree programs and three certificate programs which can be completed entirely online. Seventy-eight percent of all courses offered by the college are taught by full-time faculty. 

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,398 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,116
  • Out-state tuition: $8,000
  • Student:teacher ratio: 24:1
  • Minority enrollment: 30%
  • Source: Verified school update

Did You Know?

For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,464 per year for in-state students and $10,103 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,522 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in New York is Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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