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Profiles of Excellence

""I'm really overjoyed that I landed at HCC. I couldn't have asked for a better experience, and I think I'm very well established for success moving forward." - Nathan Wytrwal '20, now studying mechanical engineering at UMass Amherst

Nathan Wytrwal

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, music, culinary arts, education, and sustainability studies.

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Register for personal enrichment and professional development classes.

15:1

student/faculty ratio

95+

degrees & certificates

40

student clubs & organizations

85

transfer programs

703

2020 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

A female student talks to a representative from UMass Boston at HCC's annual transfer fair.

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.

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Moving Forward

A near-death experience inspired Samary Ramos to return to school; the HCC Visual Arts faculty inspired her to pursue a career in art education.

Dual Purpose

This spring, at the age 18, Sage Pasquale of Holyoke, earned her high school diploma and graduated with high honors from Holyoke Community College.

Change-Maker

New HCC graduate Marley Friedrick '20 of Amherst has been selected for a Newman Civic Fellowship and was also recognized as one of the state's "29 Who Shine."