School Highlights

Hocking College serves 2,431 students (66% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,431 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,390
  • Out-state tuition: $8,780
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 14%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Hocking College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 225 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Hocking College
(OH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Four or more years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
225 staff
91 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hocking College has declined by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Hocking College diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,431 students
1,173 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,616 students
552 students
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# Part-Time Students
815 students
768 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
219 students
239 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,616 students
552 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
8 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
815 students
782 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
3 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
770 students
299 students
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% Asian
n/a
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
5%
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% Black
7%
12%
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% White
86%
72%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in OH.
Diversity Score
0.25
0.46
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
5.05%
1.07%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Hocking College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.83%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,700
$31,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,390 is less than the state average of $4,876. 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 $11,127. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,390
$4,876
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,780
$11,127
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Hocking College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Hocking College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$18,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$6,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Hocking College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
73%
SAT Reading
n/a
460
SAT Math
n/a
475
SAT Writing
n/a
465
ACT Composite
n/a
21
ACT English
n/a
20
ACT Math
n/a
20
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hocking College cost?

Hocking College's tuition is approximately $4,390 for In-State students and $8,780 for Out-State students.

What is Hocking College's ranking?

Hocking College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Ohio for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,431 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,390
  • Out-state tuition: $8,780
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 14%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Ohio public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,876 per year for in-state students and $11,127 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,933 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Ohio is 74%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Ohio community colleges have a diversity score of 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Ohio is Davis College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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