Hill College

  • 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 4,447 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 68%.

Top Rankings

Hill College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Hill College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty140 staff121 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hill College has grown by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The Hill College diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,447 students4,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:137:1
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# Full-Time Students1,541 students1,302 students
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# Part-Time Students2,906 students3,318 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
288249
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
% Asian
3%
5%
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% Hispanic
8%
42%
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% Black
4%
13%
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% White
52%
32%
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% Two or more races
15%
2%
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% Non Resident races
15%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.70
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College Completion Rate
21%
23%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$33,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,840 is less than the state average of $3,929. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,240 is less than the state average of $6,264. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,840$3,929
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,240$6,264
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Hill College is Texas State Technical College (26.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 12,445 students | 26.00 Mi3801 Campus Drive
    Waco, TX 76705
    (800) 792-8784
    26.0012,445
  • 8,955 students | 29.70 Mi1400 College Dr
    Waco, TX 76708
    (254) 299-8622
    29.708,955
  • 8,601 students | 34.80 Mi3200 W 7th Avenue
    Corsicana, TX 75110
    (903) 874-6501
    34.808,601
  • 8,030 students | 46.20 Mi3030 North Dallas Ave
    Lancaster, TX 75134
    (972) 860-8201
    46.208,030
  • 1,096 students | 47.60 Mi2915 Alouette Drive
    Grand Prairie, TX 75052
    (972) 660-5701
    47.601,096
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The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Texas is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.