• Hagerstown Business College is an institution of higher education offering quality programs that integrate general education, professional skills, and career-focused education, empowering students to develop and achieve their personal and career potentials.

School Highlights

Purdue University Global-Hagerstown serves 494 students (27% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 60%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,011
  • Out-state tuition: $14,011
  • Minority enrollment: 40%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Purdue University Global-Hagerstown ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 77% over five years.
Purdue University Global-Hagerstown
(MD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
5 staff
378 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Purdue University Global-Hagerstown has declined by 45% over five years.
The Purdue University Global-Hagerstown diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
494 students
3,876 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
99:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
135 students
1,089 students
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# Part-Time Students
359 students
2,787 students
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# Undergraduate Students
84 students
1,061 students
# Graduate Students
51 students
19 students
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MD All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
232 students
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% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
4%
12%
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% Black
14%
30%
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% White
60%
40%
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% Two or more races
1%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
19%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.58
0.73
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College Completion Rate (Year 2007)
35%
14%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$39,400
$36,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $14,011 is more than the state average of $7,291. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $14,011 is more than the state average of $9,297. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$14,011
$7,291
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$14,011
$9,297
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
71%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$27,064
$10,437
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,334
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • For over 65 years HBC has been providing quality career-oriented education to men and women in the areas of business, office technology, and medical and legal studies. We have one of the most medicated faculties, whose goal is to help you succeed. Our curriculum is practical, designed to give you what you need to get the job you want. Hagerstown Business College is dedicated to educational programs and services that promote occupational competency, professional awareness, and personal growth. Opportunities for development in these areas assist participants in their preparation for contributions to business and society as a whole. Hagerstown Business College (HBC), which included the Maryland Medical Secretarial School and the National Legal Secretarial School, was founded in July of 1938. The College was established as a proprietary institution devoted exclusively to teaching business subjects and preparing students to enter the business community with specific skills in specialized business professions. Since 1938, HBC has become an established leader in local training for area businesses. Our faculty possesses both the theory and practical experience to improve the efficiency of your operation in a timely and economical manner. Hagerstown Business College Offers up-to-date computers, qualified instructors, courses designed by specialists in curriculum development, custom-tailored courses and consulting services.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 494 students
  • In-state tuition: $14,011
  • Out-state tuition: $14,011
  • Minority enrollment: 40%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,291 per year for in-state students and $9,297 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maryland community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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