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Hagerstown Community College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Hagerstown Community College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Hagerstown Community College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Hagerstown Community College was awarded 62 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is management information systems.

Overall Quality

HCC is ranked #1,842 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 39 colleges in Maryland, HCC is ranked at #33.

See all of the rankings for Hagerstown Community College.

Is It Hard to Get Into HCC?

Acceptance Rate

Since Hagerstown Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Hagerstown Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Hagerstown Community College is about average at 18 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Hagerstown Community College is 36%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  36 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Hagerstown 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 Hagerstown 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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Hagerstown Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,433 undergraduates at HCC with 1,193 being full-time and 2,240 being part-time.

How Much Does Hagerstown Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of HCC is $7,908. 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 HCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,185 $6,774 $8,789 $10,686 $11,341

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 HCC, 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 HCC, approximately 22% of students took out student loans averaging $4,315 a year. That adds up to $17,260 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at HCC is 13.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do HCC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from HCC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $33,700 in their early years. This is about 15% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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See which majors at Hagerstown Community College make the most money.

Location of Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown Community College is a public institution situated in Hagerstown, Maryland. The suburban atmosphere of Hagerstown makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Contact details for HCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, MD 21742-6514
Phone: 240-500-2530
Website: www.hagerstowncc.edu/

Hagerstown Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at HCC

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 2019-2020, 2,993 students took at least one online class at Hagerstown Community College. This is an increase from the 1,477 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,993 1,987
2018-2019 1,477 463
2017-2018 1,600 487
2016-2017 1,484 524
2015-2016 1,428 475

Learn more about online learning at Hagerstown Community College.

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.

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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