Herkimer County Community College: Review & Facts

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Herkimer County Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 3,020 students enrolled. This college was established in 1966 and is the only college located in Herkimer, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
48
Fair
1-year certificate and associate's degree are available at Herkimer County Community College.

Herkimer County Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 48 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Criminal Justice, Business, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
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 positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Herkimer County Community College is relatively low at 61% (way below New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
26 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Herkimer County Community College is low: 32%. Approximately 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Herkimer County Community College is a bit disappointing: 26:1. Find out more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,700
Low
Average tuition charges are low - about $7,000 per year. The additional fees at HCCC (not included in tuition costs) are around $700, which totals $7,700 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your 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) earned prior to admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Herkimer County Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (315) 866-0300 or check Herkimer County Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,400
Medium
Herkimer County Community College offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at HCCC, 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.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Herkimer County Community College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 700 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - nearly $6,400 annually.

Based on the college crime numbers, Herkimer County Community College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Herkimer County Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Herkimer County Community College, 100 Reservoir Rd, Herkimer, New York 13350-1598, USA
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