Hopkinsville Community College

  • Our Mission is to provide quality two-year transfer programs, technical and semi-professional programs of two years or less, developmental and continuing education, and customized training services to local businesses and industries to improve the knowledge and skills of citizens and workers in the service area.

School Highlights

Hopkinsville Community College serves 2,655 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 22%.

Top Rankings

Hopkinsville Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Kentucky for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 171 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Hopkinsville Community College(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty171 staff228 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hopkinsville Community College has declined by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 37:1 over five years.
The Hopkinsville Community College diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,655 students3,458 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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# Full-Time Students921 students1,264 students
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# Part-Time Students1,734 students2,194 students
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
9%
5%
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% Black
21%
9%
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% White
61%
78%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.570.38
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College Completion Rate
36%
35%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,200$29,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,624 is less than the state average of $3,629. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $12,456 is more than the state average of $12,449. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,624$3,629
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,456$12,449
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%98%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,950$12,168
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,500$6,250
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • HCC offers area residents the opportunity to obtain a quality postsecondary education without leaving home – and at a highly competitive tuition rate. Thus, whether your interest lies in transferring to a four-year institution, immediate entry into the work place, personal development and enrichment, or upgrading your tech skills for a better future, your education begins here. The highly qualified faculty and staff of Hopkinsville Community College are dedicated to helping students of all ages and walks of life succeed in accomplishing their objectives. A strong student services program will support your educational pursuit through an easy registration process, effective counseling, and a variety of scholarship and financial aid opportunities. The college provides quality two-year transfer programs, technical and semi-professional programs of two years or less, developmental and continuing education, and customized training services to local businesses and industries to improve the knowledge and skills of citizens and workers in the service area. Classes are conveniently offered at locations throughout the region, including Hopkinsville, Fort Campbell, Cadiz, Elkton and Princeton. In fact, Hopkinsville Community College offers more than 400 classes on our campuses every term. And, for those simply too busy with the ever-increasing demands of family and work to come to our classes, HCC, in partnership with KYVU, offers hundreds of Internet classes as well.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Hopkinsville Community College is Ross College-Hopkinsville (3.5 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,629 per year for in-state students and $12,449 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,328 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Ross College-Hopkinsville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.