Hocking College

School Highlights
  • Hocking College serves 3,474 students (78% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 27%.
  • Hocking College is the only community colleges within Athens County, OH.
  • The nearest community college to Hocking College is Ohio University-Lancaster Campus (28.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Hocking College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 187 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Hocking College(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty187 staff35 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Hocking College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Hocking College diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,474 students734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:127:1
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# Full-Time Students2,697 students450 students
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# Part-Time Students777 students284 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-180
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
2%
12%
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% White
93%
73%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Non Resident races
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% Unknown races
1%
10%
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Diversity Score0.130.44
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College Completion Rate
18%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,700$30,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,390 is less than the state average of $5,885. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,780 is less than the state average of $11,160. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,390$5,885
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,780$11,160
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,250$21,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$6,834
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • With more than 50 associate degree programs to choose from, Hocking College offers students a quality educational experience that is flexible, affordable and applicable to their career goals. At Hocking College, students will gain the concrete skills necessary to successfully further their education and pursue a profession. Hocking College's supportive faculty, interactive classes and valuable campus resources provide a hands-on learning environment that enables students to continually thrive.
  • The college now serves nearly 5,000 students. Set in the scenic town of Nelsonville, Ohio, the 2,300-acre institution is rich in history, nature, art and culture. Hocking College also has the Perry Campus located in New Lexington, Ohio and the Logan Campus. In addition to the school's on-campus residents, who attend Hocking from throughout the United States and around the world, local students commute from all over Southeastern Ohio.
  • Hocking College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. Hocking College is a member of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, The Ohio College Association, and the National Alliance of Community and Technical Colleges.

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