Holyoke Community College, Holyoke (HCC)

Holyoke, MA

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Holyoke Community College, Holyoke

Holyoke Community College, Holyoke

Holyoke Community College, Holyoke Student Essentials

Holyoke Community College, Holyoke Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Cougar
Website: www.hcc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $ 3,574
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 8,518
Retention Rate: 61%
Enrollment: 9,425
Year Established: 1946

About HCC

Residents of Holyoke, Massachusetts, and surrounding areas can get an academic or professional education and prepare for work or for four-year transfer by attending Holyoke Community College. Holyoke also offers many enjoyable ways for students to get involved in the school community.

Academics at Holyoke can prepare students for many different careers, such as:
*Addiction Counseling
*Banking
*Firefighting
*Food Service
*Medical Assisting
*Veterinary Technology

Students who wish to transfer can also major in specialized or general academic and creative fields like:
*American Studies
*Creative Writing
*Engineering
*Liberal Arts
*Math
*Photography
*Theatre Arts

Holyoke has also managed to create a community of student involvement. There are more than 50 student clubs, which include creative arts, religious, special interest and cultural groups. Students may also start a new club whenever they wish.

Prospective students will first need to fill out an application for admission, submit transcripts, and then take an assessment test for placement purposes.

More than half of Holyoke students receive financial aid. Loans, federal and state grants, work-study and scholarships are all available to eligible students. Eligibility is based on such factors as income. Also, students must attend at least part-time to receive certain forms of aid like loans and scholarships.

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HCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Holyoke Community College, Holyoke 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating

I love the small classroom size i think it works really well to better my education. They give you more time and you feel like the professors care about how you do in their class. They always include student activities. The professors are all really great and want their students to succeed.


HCC Map & Location

Holyoke Community College, Holyoke
303 Homestead Ave
Holyoke, MA 01040


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Getting Around HCC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Holyoke, MA

Winter
Dec
38
20
Jan
33
13
Feb
37
16
Spring
Mar
45
24
Apr
58
35
May
69
45
Summer
Jun
78
55
Jul
82
59
Aug
81
58
Fall
Sep
73
49
Oct
62
38
Nov
49
30

HCC Students

Total Students 9,425

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 19%
  • African American: 7%
  • Caucasian: 67%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 19%
African American 7%
Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 37%
Part-Time 63%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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