Holyoke Community College

303 Homestead Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040-0000
Tel: (413)552-2000
School Highlights
  • Holyoke Community College serves 6,604 students (46% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is same as the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Holyoke Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Hampden County, MA.
  • The nearest community college is Springfield Technical Community College (7.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 255 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Holyoke Community College(MA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty255 staff95 staff
Holyoke Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 6,604 has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,604 students2,713 students
Holyoke Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:126:1
Holyoke Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,017 students1,076 students
Holyoke Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,587 students1,637 students
Holyoke Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Holyoke Community College Enrollment Breakdown MA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Holyoke Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Holyoke Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Holyoke Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Holyoke Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Holyoke Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Holyoke Community College Non Resident (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Holyoke Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MA 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.0.420.59
Holyoke Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Holyoke Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$35,600
Holyoke Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,838 is less than the state average of $5,267. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,782 is less than the state average of $9,951. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,838$5,267
Holyoke Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,782$9,951
Holyoke Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%86%
Holyoke Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,300$15,250
Holyoke Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,639$5,300
Holyoke Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,267 per year for in-state students and $9,951 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $26,142 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts community colleges have a 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. of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Bunker Hill Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.