Pasco-Hernando State College

School Highlights
  • Pasco-Hernando State College serves 10,206 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 47:1 is higher than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
  • Pasco-Hernando State College is one of 2 community colleges within Pasco County, FL.
  • The nearest community college to Pasco-Hernando State College is Rasmussen College-Pasco County (7.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Pasco-Hernando State College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Florida for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 216 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pasco-Hernando State College(FL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty216 staff37 staff
Pasco-Hernando State College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Pasco-Hernando State College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 47:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Pasco-Hernando State College diversity score of 0.43 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment10,206 students1,142 students
Pasco-Hernando State College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio47:138:1
Pasco-Hernando State College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students4,004 students487 students
Pasco-Hernando State College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students6,202 students655 students
Pasco-Hernando State College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Pasco-Hernando State College Enrollment Breakdown FL All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Pasco-Hernando State College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Pasco-Hernando State College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Pasco-Hernando State College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Pasco-Hernando State College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Pasco-Hernando State College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Pasco-Hernando State College Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.430.60
Pasco-Hernando State College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Pasco-Hernando State College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2014)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,000$30,300
Pasco-Hernando State College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,095 is less than the state average of $6,464. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,792 is less than the state average of $11,973. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,095$6,464
Pasco-Hernando State College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$11,792$11,973
Pasco-Hernando State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition NotesProof of 1 year res
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%91%
Pasco-Hernando State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,699$11,875
Pasco-Hernando State College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,922$6,334
Pasco-Hernando State College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • As Florida's newest community college, Pasco-Hernando Community College combines high tech educational facilities and state-of-the-art programs with an old-fashioned focus on teaching. With campuses located in tree-lined, intimate, rural settings, PHCC provides all the advantages of a private liberal arts education' personalized attention, highly credentialed faculty, an honors program for the academically gifted and small class sizes ' all at an affordable public community college price. Our AA degree program gives students a solid foundation in the arts and sciences with a choice of major emphasis in teaching, business, engineering and the social and behavioral sciences. Our AA degree even comes with a guarantee: guaranteed admission into one of Florida's 11 public universities as a junior. PHCC also provides training for more than 30 high-demand careers in healthcare, law, business, and human services through its AS and certificate programs. Our technical programs are designed and taught by experts in their field using the latest equipment and technology. These fields include business, computer engineering, healthcare, human services and law. PHCC programs can be completed in two years or less. Ninety percent of all PHCC graduates end up working in their chosen professions. At PHCC, we offer educational opportunity for students of all ages and abilities. Our 'Open Door' policy welcomes all high school graduates and GED recipients. PHCC also offers GED preparation classes to prepare students to test for the GED diploma. Because PHCC is a public-supported state institution, its fees are generally lower than many other colleges and universities. Approximately 60 percent of all PHCC students receive some form of financial assistance based on financial need and/or merit. PHCC offers day, evening, weekend and online classes for the convenience of working adults. We have four nearby locations to serve you in Brooksville, Dade City, New Port Richey and Spring Hill. Pasco-Hernando Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree.

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Did You Know?
For Florida public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,464 per year for in-state students and $11,973 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,054 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Florida is 89%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Florida community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Florida is Johnson & Wales University-North Miami. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.