Learn all about HCC, from our annual enrollment to our retention rates.
Here you'll find the demographic (gender, race/ethnicity, etc.) and enrollment (full-time, part-time, etc.) profile of credit students enrolled at HCC in the latest fall term.
|Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)||3,833|
|American Indian/Alaskan Native||<1%||<1%||1%|
|Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander||<1%||<1%||<1%|
|Two or More Races||3%||3%||3%|
|Race and Ethnicity Unknown||3%||3%||4%|
|Pell Grant Recipient***||49%||54%||44%|
|...1 or more day courses||74%||92%||61%|
|...1 or more evening/weekend courses||19%||13%||24%|
|...1 or more online courses||41%||39%||42%|
Top 5 Enrolled Areas of Study
|Liberal Arts and Sciences
Foundations of Health Career
Business Administration Mass Transfer
NOTE: Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100%; Percentages within racial/ethnic categories are based on ALL students.
* includes Cape Verdean
** % Minority based on total known Race/Ethnicity
*** Fall 2015 students who received a Pell grant in AY2015-2016
Interested in how many students attend HCC in a given year? Credit and non-credit student enrollment data for the latest fiscal year are included here.
Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Enrollment
|Unduplicated Headcount, credit and non-credit students||11,267|
|Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)||4,172|
|Workforce Development Course Enrollments||3,494|
|Personal Growth Course Enrollments||1,670|
Here are the numbers from the top 15 towns which attend HCC. These numbers reflect all students enrolled, full and part-time in Fall 2016.
Graduate & Transfer Rates
FALL 2013 First-Time, Full-Time, Degree/Certificate Seeking Cohort
|Graduation Rate||Transfer Out Rate|
|American Indian/Alaskan Native||**||**|
|Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander||NA||NA|
|Two or More Races||14%||18%|
|Financial Aid Received|
|Subsidized Stafford Loan but not Pell Grant||23%||15%|
|Neither Pell Grant nor subsidized Stafford Loan||29%||19%|
|Note: Graduation and transfer rates are defined by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (150% time to award)
* Includes Cape Verdean
Graduates & Degrees Conferred
|Total Graduates (unduplicated head count)||1,015|
|Total Degrees/Certificates Awarded||1,044|
|Associate in Science||506|
|Associate in Arts||384|
|Top 5 Degrees/Certicates Awarded|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences (A.A.)|
|Business Administration Mass Transfer (A.S.)|
|Criminal Justice (A.S.)|
|Psychology (A.A.-Liberal Arts and Sciences)|
Find out how many first-time students enrolled at HCC in the fall re-enroll the next spring or next fall term.
|Fall 2016 to Spring 2017 Retention Rate
|Full-time, First-time, Degree/certificate seeking||77%|
|Part-time, First-time, Degree/certificate seeking||57%|
|Fall 2015 to Fall 2016 Retention Rate
|Full-time, First-time, Degree/certificate seeking||52%|
|Part-time, First-time, Degree/certificate seeking||42%|
Faculty & Staff
The faculty and staff at Holyoke Community College are here for one reason: They want to make a difference in the lives of our students. Committed to providing the best most possible outcomes is what they do best.
|Total Faculty and Staff||733|