Housatonic Community College (HCC)

Bridgeport, CT

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Housatonic Community College

Housatonic Community College

Housatonic Community College Student Essentials

Housatonic Community College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.hcc.commnet.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,598
Out-of-State Tuition: $10,754
Retention Rate: 57%
Enrollment: 8,808
Year Established: 1966

About HCC

The Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, Connecticut, provides a quality two-year education based in the liberal arts in an intellectually active and culturally rich environment. The school aims to prepare students for transfer, immediate employment and lifelong learning.

The college maintains partnerships with businesses, the community and other colleges to provide job opportunities and transfers.

The campus is state-of-the-art and has only the most up-to-date technology and facilities designed to serve students, the local community and its businesses.

College life offers a rich array of opportunities. Whether you want to participate in art, business, academic, religious and cultural groups or explore Housatonic’s renowned museum that features one of the largest art collections of any two-year institute in the nation, there’s always something happening on campus.

Academics include a wide variety of associate’s degrees and certificate programs in fields like Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Fine Arts, Graphic Design and many more.

Admissions are open. Students who have earned a high school diploma or GED must submit transcripts. Those who have taken the ACT or SAT are not required to take placement tests.

Tuition is set lower for Connecticut residents.

Financial aid is available to eligible students who have completed a FAFSA application through the form of loans, grants and other assistance options. Tuition is waived for senior citizens and qualifying veterans.

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HCC Map & Location

Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06604


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Getting Around HCC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Bridgeport, CT

Winter
Dec
42
28
Jan
37
23
Feb
40
25
Spring
Mar
47
31
Apr
58
41
May
68
51
Summer
Jun
77
61
Jul
82
66
Aug
81
66
Fall
Sep
74
58
Oct
63
47
Nov
53
38

HCC Students

Total Students 8,808

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 24%
  • African American: 29%
  • Caucasian: 38%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 24%
African American 29%
Caucasian 38%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 23%
Part-Time 77%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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Housatonic Community College

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