Holyoke Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

303 Homestead Avenue

Holyoke, MA 01040

(413) 552-2001

Fax: (413) 552-2045

Contact: Marcia Rosbury-Henne

Director of Admissions and Transfer Affairs
Main Address

303 Homestead Avenue

Holyoke, MA 01040

(413) 538-7000


Total undergrads: 6,592

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,698

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,131


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing, radiography, animal sciences, practical nursing programs.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art C
Electronic media C
Music – General A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
E-Commerce C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Human Resources Management A
Reception C
Restaurant/Food Services Management A
Retailing A,C

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Systems Security C
Data Processing Technology C
Web/Multimedia Management C


Coaching C
Early Childhood Education C
Elementary education C


Basic engineering C
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Environmental Engineering Technology A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Bilingual court interpretation C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical technology C
Deaf studies C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Office Administration C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Ophthalmic assistant C
Opticianry C
Opticianry/Opthalmic Dispensing Services A
Substance Abuse Counseling C
Veterinarian Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A,C
Sport/Fitness Administration A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training C
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science C

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy C
Human Services C
Social Work A,C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,C
Forensic Technologies C

Social Sciences

Geography A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Holyoke Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (413) 552-2000
Website: www.hcc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.hcc.edu/apply
Address: 303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, MA 01040
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,849
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,527 (52% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $5,114
Out-of-state Tuition: $10,058
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 79%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,393

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Holyoke Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Holyoke Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 65
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Education 1
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 74
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 22
Personal and Culinary Services 2
Physical Sciences 2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 31
Visual and Performing Arts 32
Grand total 2926

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Holyoke Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $5,114
Out-of-state $10,058
Books and supplies $1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 608 79%
Grant or scholarship aid 541 70% $5,393
Student loan aid 246 32% $3,315

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,099 60% $4,015
Federal student loans 1,584 31% $3,187

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Holyoke Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Holyoke Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Holyoke Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,849
Undergraduate enrollment 4,849
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Holyoke Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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