Holyoke Community College

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About Holyoke Community College

According to Wikipedia, Holyoke Community College is a public community college in Holyoke, Massachusetts. It offers associate degrees and certificate programs, as well as a transfer program for students to earn credits for transfer to other colleges. It was the first community college established in Massachusetts, as it was founded by the city's school board in 1946, while others were subsequently chartered under state jurisdiction after 1960. HCC currently offers more than 100 associate degree and certificate options, as well as adult basic education/GED programs, education and training for business and industry, and noncredit community education classes. In a 2016 report on community colleges in the United States, the Aspen Institute and Columbia University's Community College Research Center cited HCC as among 2-year community colleges with best practices for student transfers to 4 year institutions such as the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Additionally among the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, HCC has the highest percentage of student graduates completing associate degrees and certificate programs.

Holyoke Community College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Graduation Rate
23%

How Much Does Holyoke Community College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$5,088$290

How Much Do Holyoke Community College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Holyoke Community College, then you can expect to earn an average of $34,900 per year. You also have a 83% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Holyoke Community College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
3,0963,096

Where is Holyoke Community College?

Holyoke Community College is located at 303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke MA 01040

How Safe is Holyoke Community College?

Holyoke has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Holyoke Community College Known For?

Holyoke Community College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Holyoke Community College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Business
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Medical
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Engineering
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Biology
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Computer Science
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Social Work
#3493
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Criminal Justice
#5054
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Mathematics
#10590
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Nursing
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Chemistry
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Who Are Holyoke Community College's Most Influential Alumni?

Michael F. Kane
An American politician.
David M. Bartley
A Politician in Massachusetts, US .