Holyoke Community College: Review & Facts

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Holyoke Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,285 students enrolled. This college was established in 1946 and is the only school located in Holyoke, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
At Holyoke Community College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Holyoke Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Management, Business, Criminal Justice, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
58%
Bad
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 normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Holyoke Community College student retention rate is low at 58% (way below Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Holyoke Community College is very low: 28%. Nearly 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Holyoke Community College is decent -- 17:1. Read more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,200
Medium
Average tuition pricing is relatevely low - $8,900 annually. The additional fees at Holyoke Community College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $300, which comes to $9,200 per academic year.

Read the details about Holyoke 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 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.

The undergraduate application fee at Holyoke Community College is $10.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Holyoke Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (413) 552-2000 or check Holyoke Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Holyoke Community College provides a distance education program 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 Holyoke 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 Holyoke Community College.

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

Holyoke Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Holyoke Community College, 303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040, USA
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