Hudson Valley Community College

80 Vandenburgh Ave
Troy, NY 12180-0000
Tel: 5186294822
  • 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 more than 85 degree and certificate programs through its four schools: Business; Engineering & Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences. 24 degree and certificates are offered in an online format.
School Highlights
  • Hudson Valley Community College serves 11,640 students (51% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Hudson Valley Community College is the only community colleges within Rensselaer County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing (2.60 miles away).

School Overview

    Hudson Valley Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
    Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
    Total Faculty- staff85 staff
    Hudson Valley Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

    Student Body

    • The student population of 11,640 has declined by 15% over five years.
    • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
    • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
    Total Enrollment11,640 students1,688 students
    Hudson Valley Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
    Student : Teacher Ratio19:127:1
    Hudson Valley Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
    # Full-Time Students5,928 students1,163 students
    Hudson Valley Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
    # Part-Time Students5,712 students525 students
    Hudson Valley Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
    Hudson Valley Community College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
    % Asian
    6%
    6%
    Hudson Valley Community College Asian (2007-2016)
    % Hispanic
    6%
    19%
    Hudson Valley Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
    % Black
    10%
    17%
    Hudson Valley Community College Black (2007-2016)
    % White
    75%
    48%
    Hudson Valley Community College White (2007-2016)
    % Two or more races
    3%
    1%
    Hudson Valley Community College More (2011-2016)
    % Non Resident races
    -
    4%
    Hudson Valley Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
    Hudson Valley Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
    Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.330.70
    Hudson Valley Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
    College Completion Rate
    27%
    27%
    Hudson Valley Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,900$35,300
    Hudson Valley Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

    Finances and Admission

    • The public in-state tuition of $5,632 is more than the state average of $5,480. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
    • The public out-state tuition of $12,682 is more than the state average of $9,953. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
    In-State Tuition Fees$5,632$5,480
    Hudson Valley Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
    Out-State Tuition Fees$12,682$9,953
    Hudson Valley Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%92%
    Hudson Valley Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$13,747
    Hudson Valley Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,868
    Hudson Valley Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate51%70%

    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: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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    Did You Know?
    For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,480 per year for in-state students and $9,953 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,254 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

    The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

    New York community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in New York is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.