Holyoke Community College

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 to Holyoke Community College is Springfield Technical Community College (7.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Holyoke Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Massachusetts for:

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 staff96 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Holyoke Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Holyoke Community College diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,604 students3,428 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:126:1
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# Full-Time Students3,017 students1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students3,587 students2,352 students
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% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
13%
12%
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% Black
4%
12%
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% White
75%
61%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
7%
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Diversity Score0.420.59
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College Completion Rate
22%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,100$35,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,838 is less than the state average of $4,424. 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 $9,401. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,838$4,424
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,782$9,401
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,300$11,450
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,639$5,000
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,424 per year for in-state students and $9,401 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 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Bunker Hill Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.