Hudson Valley Community College

  • Hudson Valley Community College serves approximately 13,000 students each semester, and employs more than 650 full- and part-time faculty members. Currently the second-largest institution of higher learning in the Capital Region of New York State, Hudson Valley Community College offers 85 degree and certificate programs through its four schools: Business; Engineering & Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. 20+ degree and certificates are offered in an online format.

School Highlights

Hudson Valley Community College serves 10,896 students (52% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.

Top Rankings

Hudson Valley Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 354 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Hudson Valley Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty354 staff88 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hudson Valley Community College has declined by 10% over five years.
The Hudson Valley Community College diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has grown by 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment10,896 students1,492 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio0:125:1
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# Full-Time Students5,636 students823 students
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# Part-Time Students5,260 students669 students
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% Asian
6%
7%
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% Hispanic
6%
23%
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% Black
10%
19%
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% White
69%
41%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.500.73
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College Completion Rate
28%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,900$35,200
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,812 is less than the state average of $5,858. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $13,087 is more than the state average of $10,539. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,812$5,858
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Out-State Tuition Fees$13,087$10,539
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,556$12,935
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
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Acceptance Rate51%75%

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Bowling, Cross Country,
Football, Golf,
Lacrosse, Soccer,
Softball, Tennis,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Hudson Valley Community College is Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing (3.5 miles away).
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    Albany, NY 12205
    (866) 948-0571
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  • 912 students | 7.00 Mi700 New Scotland Ave
    Albany, NY 12208
    (518) 438-3111
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