Hutchinson Community College

  • The mission of the college is to expand the tradition of excellence through learning and collaboration.

School Highlights

Hutchinson Community College serves 5,315 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 38%.

Top Rankings

Hutchinson Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Kansas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 493 teachers has grown by 120% over five years.
Hutchinson Community College(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty493 staff156 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Hutchinson Community College has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The Hutchinson Community College diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,315 students1,734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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# Full-Time Students1,939 students777 students
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# Part-Time Students3,376 students957 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
528342
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
12%
14%
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% Black
6%
8%
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% White
67%
62%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
9%
6%
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Diversity Score0.520.58
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College Completion Rate
38%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,800$34,000
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,040 is less than the state average of $3,484. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,032 is less than the state average of $4,443. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,040$3,484
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,032$4,443
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid92%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,064$9,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,466
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Hutchinson Community College/Area Vocational School will be the premier, two-year educational institution in Kansas, delivering accessible opportunities for learning, growth and improved quality of life. Hutchinson Community College and Area Vocational School has a reputation for excellence that spans nearly 70 years. Evolving from a traditional "junior college" to a full service community college/vocational school, HCC serves nearly 5,000 credit students every semester with a like number of individuals involved in community service and non-credit activities. There are two residence halls, Elland Hall and Kent Hall, providing on-campus housing for 391 students. They are conveniently located one block from the main campus. Services include commercial laundry machines, change and vending machines, TV lounges, microwaves on every floor and a cable TV outlet receiving 55 stations in each room, Roadrunner Internet access in each room, kitchenette and keycard access to the halls. Hutchinson Community College and Area Vocational School is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Hutchinson Community College is Central Christian College of Kansas (24.3 miles away).
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For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,484 per year for in-state students and $4,443 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,155 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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