Housatonic Community College: Review & Facts

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Housatonic Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,370 students enrolled. This college was established in 1967 and is one of the 5 schools located in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
At Housatonic Community College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Housatonic Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Education, Medical, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
62%
Bad
It is important 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 typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Housatonic Community College is relatively low at 62% (way below Connecticut average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Housatonic Community College is very low: 16%. Nearly 2% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Housatonic Community College is reasonably decent: 18:1. Learn more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,100
Medium
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median, around $10,800 per academic year. The additional fees at Housatonic Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,300; this totals $12,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Housatonic 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) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Housatonic Community College is $20.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Housatonic Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (203) 332-5000 or check Housatonic Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Housatonic Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

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

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

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

Housatonic Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Housatonic Community College, 900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704, USA
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