Hillsborough Community College

  • With over forty years of providing excellence in education, Hillsborough Community College is the ninth largest of Florida's 28 member community college system. HCC is a public, state-supported college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. HCC aims for a high-quality learning environment that prepares its students to excel in Academics and Athletics as leaders in a global economy.
School Highlights
  • Hillsborough Community College serves 27,298 students (42% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 31%.
  • Hillsborough Community College is one of 5 community colleges within Hillsborough County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Hillsborough Community College is Everest University-Tampa (4.9 miles away).

Top Placements

Hillsborough Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 697 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Hillsborough Community College(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty697 staff37 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Hillsborough Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Hillsborough Community College diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment27,298 students1,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio39:138:1
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# Full-Time Students11,391 students487 students
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# Part-Time Students15,907 students655 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-184
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
22%
24%
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% Black
14%
17%
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% White
47%
69%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
10%
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Diversity Score0.700.60
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College Completion Rate
29%
59%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,000$30,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,506 is less than the state average of $6,464. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,111 is less than the state average of $11,973. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,506$6,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,111$11,973
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,750$11,875
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,334
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • There are many great reasons to choose HCC. With campuses on Dale Mabry Highway and in Ybor City, Plant City, and Brandon, our students can find classes at convenient locations and times. Teaching takes priority over research for our faculty, and with smaller class sizes, your professor will actually know your name. Graduate with an Associate of Arts Degree and you are guaranteed admission as a junior to any state university and to many private colleges. Earn an Associate in Science Degree and you will be prepared to enter the competitive workforce. The Brandon Campus offers an array of credit classes, including those needed to earn an Associate in Arts degree. Home to the College s Honors Institute, the main campus is located on an 82-acre site off Falkenburg Road, between SR 60 and Hwy. 574. HCC has four primary campus locations, two satellite locations, a very active distance learning program (eCampus), and a comprehensive corporate training center (Corporate Training Center @ HCC). With HCC you can expect small classes, individual attention, day, evening, weekend & eClasses, convenient locations, affordable tuition and regionally-accredited AA & AS degrees. Hillsborough Community College district support services are located on Davis Island. These offices support the critical functions of the Hillsborough Community College District and the campuses. Some of the offices here are our financial services, marketing, academic affairs, our management and research statistics and human resources.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Everest University-Tampa
    Private, for profit
    537 students | 4.90 Mi3319 W Hillsborough Ave
    Tampa FL  33614
    (813)879-6000
    4.90537
  • 958 students | 7.10 Mi7702 Woodland Center Blvd Suite 100
    Tampa FL  33614
    (888)247-4238
    7.10958
  • Everest University-Brandon
    Private, for profit
    2,460 students | 7.20 Mi3924 Coconut Palm Dr
    Tampa FL  33619
    (813)621-0041
    7.202,460
  • 555 students | 8.20 Mi119 N Glen Arven Ave
    Tampa FL  33617
    (813)988-5131
    8.20555
  • 862 students | 12.50 Mi11101 Roosevelt Boulevard N., Suite 100
    Saint Petersburg FL  33716
    (727)577-1497
    12.50862
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