Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
Tel: (813)253-7000
27,298 students
Public institution
  • 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 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Hillsborough Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Hillsborough County, FL.
  • The nearest community college is Everest University-Tampa (4.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 697 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Hillsborough Community College (FL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 697 staff 34 staff
Hillsborough Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 27,298 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.70 is equal to the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 27,298 students 634 students
Hillsborough Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1 36:1
Hillsborough Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 11,391 students 468 students
Hillsborough Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 15,907 students 457 students
Hillsborough Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Hillsborough Community College Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
420 184
% Asian
Hillsborough Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Hillsborough Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Hillsborough Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Hillsborough Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Hillsborough Community College More (2011-2015)
% Non Resident races
Hillsborough Community College Non Resident (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
Hillsborough Community College Unknown (2007-2012)
Hillsborough Community College Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.70 0.70
Hillsborough Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,506 is less than the state average of $3,074. 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 $11,427. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,506 $3,074
Hillsborough Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,111 $11,427
Hillsborough Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 91%
Hillsborough Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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
    Pivate, for profit
    537 students | 4.90 Mi3319 W Hillsborough Ave
    Tampa FL  33614
  • 151 students | 5.50 Mi6302 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Ste 400
    Tampa FL  33619
  • 958 students | 7.10 Mi7702 Woodland Center Blvd Suite 100
    Tampa FL  33614
  • Everest University-Brandon
    Pivate, for profit
    2,460 students | 7.20 Mi3924 Coconut Palm Dr
    Tampa FL  33619
  • 555 students | 8.20 Mi119 N Glen Arven Ave
    Temple Terrace FL  33617
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