Tuition & Aid

As the cost of college continues to soar, more and more students are choosing to begin their college careers at a community college. Holyoke Community College offers an outstanding education at fees that are among the lowest in the Commonwealth—and scholarships can bring the cost even lower. On these pages you'll find everything you need to know about the cost of attending HCC, as well as information about applying for financial aid, the different types of aid, payment plans and more.

If you have questions or need assistance at any time, we're here to help! Contact us at financialaid@hcc.edu or 413.552.2150.


Tuition & Fees

Here you'll find information about the general cost of attending HCC.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office is here to help you complete and submit your paperwork.

Scholarships & Grants

Institutional grants, access grants, talent grants, and scholarships: Money for your education that you don't have to pay back.

Billing & Refund

How to pay your bill, how to get a refund, and how to withdraw.

Health Insurance

State law requires that all students taking nine or more semester hours have health insurance.

CARES Act Emergency Aid

Information about emergency financial aid provided by the CARES Act, and how to apply.


Net Price Calculator

These calculators will help you get an estimate of the amount of grant aid you might expect to receive if you attend HCC full-time and meet all federal and state financial aid eligibility requirements.

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