Hudson Valley Community College: Review & Facts

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Hudson Valley Community College is a large two-year, public school with 13,115 students enrolled. This school was established in 1953 and is one of the 5 schools and colleges located in Troy, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
58
At Hudson Valley Community College you can earn your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Hudson Valley Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 58 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Business, Criminal Justice, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
55%
The rate of student retention at Hudson Valley Community College is low at 55% (way below New York average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Hudson Valley Community College is very low: 29%. Approximately 26% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Hudson Valley Community College is reasonably decent -- 20:1. Read more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,500
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median, $11,700 per year. The additional fees at Hudson Valley Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $800; this comes to $12,500 per year.

Read the details about Hudson Valley Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Hudson Valley Community College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Hudson Valley Community College is $30.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Hudson Valley Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (518) 629-4822 or check Hudson Valley Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Hudson Valley Community College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Hudson Valley Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Hudson Valley Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Hudson Valley Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Hudson Valley Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburgh Ave, Troy, New York 12180, USA
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