• Hill College accepts as its mission the task of providing high quality comprehensive educational programs and services. The college strives to enhance the educational, cultural, and economic development of its service area and to assist both individuals and the community to prepare for a more productive life.

School Highlights

Hill College serves 4,038 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 4,038 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,840
  • Out-state tuition: $3,240
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 37%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Hill College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 270 teachers has grown by 92% over five years.
Hill College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
270 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hill College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Hill College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,038 students
3,674 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,177 students
1,289 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,861 students
3,252 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
287 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,177 students
1,266 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,861 students
3,252 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
288 students
251 students
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% Asian
n/a
5%
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% Hispanic
12%
46%
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% Black
3%
12%
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% White
63%
30%
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% Two or more races
20%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.55
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
3.11%
2.75%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,100
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,840 is less than the state average of $3,626. The in-state tuition has declined by 17% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,240 is less than the state average of $5,997. The out-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,840
$3,626
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,240
$5,997
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
85%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$10,500
$10,765
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
76%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • On March 3, 1962, through the efforts of the media, local civic groups, and many others, a bond issue was passed for the purpose of building a new campus. The college opened for business in September of 1962 under a new name, Hill Junior College. The new college district was expanded by the voluntary annexation of five Hill County school districts other than the original Hillsboro school district. The district now included Hillsboro, Abbott, Bynum, Covington, Itasca, and Whitney. In 1974, the college opened an extension center in Cleburne, Texas, located in Johnson County. The Johnson County Campus now includes six buildings on 32 acres of land and has more than 1,000 students enrolled in both day and night classes. In 1997 and 1998, the citizens of Alvarado, Cleburne, Godley, Grandview, Joshua, Keene, Rio Vista, and Venus approved a local maintenance and operation tax for the purpose of supporting the campus of Hill College in Johnson County. The college dropped 'junior' from its name in 1985 and became Hill College. The college campuses are located at Hillsboro, Cleburne, Glen Rose, Clifton, and a Virtual Campus accessible anywhere. Hill College campus area includes 73.8 acres of land located just east of the City of Hillsboro on a hill overlooking I 35 and the 35 acre Hill College Reunion Grounds. Following its relocation to this site in 1962, the student population has continued to grow, and the college has expanded its facilities in order to meet the needs of the community and its students. Twenty permanent buildings have been erected on the main campus with over 250,000 square feet of space. Hill College offers the Associate in Arts Degree, the Associate in Applied Science Degree, Certificate of Technology, and Certificate of Completion. Hill College is accredited by the commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hill College cost?

Hill College's tuition is approximately $2,840 for In-State students and $3,240 for Out-State students.

What is Hill College's ranking?

Hill College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Least expensive tuition.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 4,038 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,840
  • Out-state tuition: $3,240
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 37%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,626 per year for in-state students and $5,997 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,068 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Texas is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Dallas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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