Pennsylvania Highlands Community College: Review & Facts

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Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is a small two-year, public school with 3,005 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1993 and is one of the 6 colleges and schools located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will give you the option to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Medical Assistant, Computer Science, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when 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 positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
46%
The rate of student retention at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is very low at 46% (way below Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is low: 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Find out more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,600
Average tuition charges are relatevely low - around $8,800 per year. The additional fees at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College beyond tuition are around $1,800; which comes to $10,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Pennsylvania Highlands 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
This college might accept 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 PHCC is $20.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Pennsylvania Highlands Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (814) 262-6400 or check Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, 101 Community College Way, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904, USA
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