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Student Spotlight

"I want it on my transcript. I want it to say that I went to HCC, because this place changed my life. It really did." 

— Kiana Estime '17, Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship winner, now studying at Mount Holyoke College

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programs You have the passion. We have the program.

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Earn your associate degree and get to work or transfer to a four-year college.

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Explore certificate programs like accounting, electronic media, and sustainability studies.

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Register for personal enrichment and professional development classes.

17:1

student/faculty ratio

95+

degrees & certificates

40

student clubs & organizations

85

transfer programs

1003

2017 graduates

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value experience the value of an hcc education.

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Many of our classes are offered online, which means college can happen on your schedule.

Flexibility & Balance

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HCC offers a multitude of support programs for students.

Professors Who Care

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You can go anywhere with an HCC education. Explore 85-plus transfer opportunities to four-year schools.

What's After HCC?

start for something, stop for nothing.

Earn Your G.E.D.

Get started on the road to education by earning your HiSET/GED.

Grow your career

Move ahead in your field with our professional development programs.

enrich your life

Learn a new hobby or skill.

news&events Keep up with everything going on at HCC.

Story After Story

HCC's 18th annual Giving Tree Campaign fulfilled the holiday wishes of 343 disadvantaged individuals from four local nonprofit agencies.

Hurricane Relief

Holyoke Community College will now be able to offer in-state tuition rates to evacuees from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands displaced by Hurricane Maria.

Gaming School A Go

Hundreds of people filled the lobby of the MassMutual Center today for the launch of the new MCCTI Gaming School, a collaborative effort between HCC and STCC.