Hocking College

School Highlights

Hocking College serves 3,462 students (53% 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 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.

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 LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, for profit
Total Faculty187 staff40 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 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 183% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,462 students868 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:127:1
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# Full-Time Students1,829 students472 students
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# Part-Time Students1,633 students396 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
777310
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
4%
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% Black
11%
14%
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% White
78%
66%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score0.380.53
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College Completion Rate
27%
27%
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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 $4,863. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,780 is less than the state average of $11,108. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,390$4,863
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,780$11,108
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,250$19,930
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,083$6,500
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Hocking College is Ohio University-Lancaster Campus (28.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,568 students | 28.20 Mi1570 Granville Pike
    Lancaster OH  43130
    (740) 654-6711
    28.201,568
  • 1,103 students | 37.10 Mi1425 Newark Rd
    Zanesville OH  43701
    (740) 453-0762
    37.101,103
  • 2,275 students | 37.20 Mi1555 Newark Rd
    Zanesville OH  43701
    (740) 588-5000
    37.202,275
  • Mountain State College
    Private for-profit
    23 students | 37.80 Mi1508 Spring St
    Parkersburg WV  26101
    (304) 485-5487
    37.8023
  • 2,403 students | 41.30 Mi300 Campus Drive
    Parkersburg WV  26104
    (304) 424-8000
    41.302,403
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Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Ohio Business College-Sheffield. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.