Holyoke Community College

303 Homestead Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Holyoke Community College serves 4,209 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 4,209 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,838
  • Out-state tuition: $8,782
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Holyoke Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 562 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Holyoke Community College
(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
562 staff
290 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Holyoke Community College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The Holyoke Community College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,209 students
2,732 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,485 students
1,152 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,724 students
1,580 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
309 students
309 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,485 students
1,092 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,724 students
1,182 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
417 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
443 students
% Asian
4%
6%
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% Hispanic
21%
16%
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% Black
4%
13%
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% White
65%
55%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score
0.53
0.65
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
23%
21%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.96%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,100
$35,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,838 is less than the state average of $4,424. The in-state tuition has declined by 17% 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 declined by 8% 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 Aid
86%
84%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$7,978
$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
77%
SAT Reading
n/a
540
SAT Math
n/a
535
SAT Writing
n/a
480
ACT Composite
n/a
21
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Holyoke Community College cost?
Holyoke Community College's tuition is approximately $3,838 for In-State students and $8,782 for Out-State students.
What schools are Holyoke Community College often compared to?
Holyoke Community Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Springfield Technical Community College by visitors of our site.
What is Holyoke Community College's ranking?
Holyoke Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Massachusetts for: Least expensive tuition and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 4,209 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,838
  • Out-state tuition: $8,782
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 35%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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