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)||3,648|
|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%||2%||3%|
|Pell Grant Recipient***||46%||53%||40%|
|...1 or more day courses||73%||91%||59%|
|...1 or more evening/weekend courses||18%||13%||21%|
|...1 or more online courses||45%||46%||44%|
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 2016 students who received a Pell grant in AY2016-2017
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 2017 Annual Enrollment
|Unduplicated Headcount, credit and non-credit students||10,465|
|Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)||3,812|
|Workforce Development Course Enrollments||3,527|
|Personal Growth Course Enrollments||1,405|
Here are the numbers from the top 15 towns which attend HCC. These numbers reflect all students enrolled, full and part-time in Fall 2017.
FALL 2014 First-Time, Full-Time, Degree/Certificate Seeking Cohort
|Graduation Rate||Transfer Out Rate|
|American Indian/Alaskan Native||**||**|
|Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander||**||**|
|Two or More Races||23%||25%|
|Financial Aid Received|
|Subsidized Stafford Loan but not Pell Grant||28%||14%|
|Neither Pell Grant nor subsidized Stafford Loan||30%||21%|
|Note: Graduation and transfer rates are defined by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (150% time to award)
* Includes Cape Verdean
|Total Graduates (unduplicated head count)||961|
|Total Degrees/Certificates Awarded||989|
|Associate in Science||491|
|Associate in Arts||342|
|Top 5 Degrees/Certificates Awarded|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences (A.A.)|
|Business Administration Mass Transfer (A.S.)|
|Psychology (A.A.-Liberal Arts and Sciences)|
|Criminal Justice (A.S.)|
Find out how many first-time students enrolled at HCC in the fall re-enroll the next spring or next fall term.
|Fall 2017 to Spring 2018 Retention Rate
|Full-time, First-time, Degree/certificate seeking||78%|
|Part-time, First-time, Degree/certificate seeking||63%|
|Fall 2016 to Fall 2017 Retention Rate
|Full-time, First-time, Degree/certificate seeking||58%|
|Part-time, First-time, Degree/certificate seeking||39%|
Note: Data based on IPEDS definition of retention.
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||728|