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Hostos Community College Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Hostos Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Hostos Community College was awarded 12 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Hostos was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Hostos?

Acceptance Rate

Hostos Community College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Hostos Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Hostos Community College, this rate is 21 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Hostos Community College is 42%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  42 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Hostos Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Hostos Community College this rate is 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 out of 100
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Hostos Community College Is Not Very Diverse

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,120 undergraduates at Hostos with 3,758 being full-time and 3,362 being part-time.

Hostos Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

With an overall score of 18.08 out of 100, Hostos is one of the least diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  18.08 out of 100
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How Much Does Hostos Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Hostos is $6,398. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Hostos

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,057 $6,697 $9,990 $11,463 $9,540

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Hostos, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Hostos, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $4,619 a year. That adds up to $18,476 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hostos is 10.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do Hostos Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Hostos make around $31,200 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 22% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College is a public institution located in Bronx, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Hostos Community College

Contact details for Hostos are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 500 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451
Phone: 718-518-4444
Website: www.hostos.cuny.edu

Hostos Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Hostos Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Hostos

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 740 students took at least one online class at Hostos Community College. This is an increase from the 703 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 740 61
2016-2017 703 48
2015-2016 484 26
2014-2015 461 19
2013-2014 1,273 243

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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