• Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 85 degree and certificate programs in three schools: Business and Liberal Arts; Health Sciences; and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM); and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of nearly 9,000 students and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 80,000 alumni.

School Highlights

Hudson Valley Community College serves 9,348 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is same as the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 9,348 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,964
  • Out-state tuition: $10,764
  • Acceptance Rate: 51%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 28%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 928 teachers has grown by 162% over five years.
Hudson Valley Community College
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
928 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hudson Valley Community College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Hudson Valley Community College diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,348 students
1,442 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
4,546 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,802 students
511 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
888 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
9,348 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
25 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
5,015 students
642 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
408 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
7%
8%
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% Hispanic
7%
23%
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% Black
10%
17%
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% White
72%
43%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
4%
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% Unknown races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.46
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
13.78%
4.29%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$39,900
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,964 is more than the state average of $5,507. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,764 is more than the state average of $10,195. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,964
$5,507
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$10,764
$10,195
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
77%
91%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$10,909
$13,841
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,057
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
51%
75%
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SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25

Sports

Total Sports Offered
12 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
Profile last updated: 07/13/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hudson Valley Community College cost?

Hudson Valley Community College's tuition is approximately $5,964 for In-State students and $10,764 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of Hudson Valley Community College?

The acceptance rate of Hudson Valley Community College is 51%, which is lower than the state average of 75%.

What sports does Hudson Valley Community College offer?

Hudson Valley Community College offers 12 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Hudson Valley Community College's ranking?

Hudson Valley Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in New York for: Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 9,348 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,964
  • Out-state tuition: $10,764
  • Acceptance Rate: 51%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 28%
  • Source: Verified school update

Did You Know?

For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,507 per year for in-state students and $10,195 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,274 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in New York is SBI Campus-An Affiliate of Sanford-Brown. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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