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Hagerstown Community College Overview

Hagerstown Community College is a public institution situated in Hagerstown, Maryland. HCC is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Hagerstown Community College Known For?

767 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at HCC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 38% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Hagerstown Community College?

Location of Hagerstown Community College

Contact details for HCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, MD 21742-6514
Phone: 240-500-2530
Website: www.hagerstowncc.edu

How Do I Get Into HCC?

You can apply to HCC online at: www.hagerstowncc.edu/admissions/apply-online

Hagerstown Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Hagerstown Community College?

34% Take Out Loans
15.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At HCC, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $4,252 a year. That adds up to $17,008 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at HCC is 15.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Hagerstown Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,012 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,156 undergraduate students at HCC, with 1,012 being full-time and 3,144 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  HCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,012 full-time undergraduates at HCC, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  HCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Hagerstown Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of HCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 26
Black or African American 116
Hispanic or Latino 68
White 711
International Students 10
Other Races/Ethnicities 81

Over 12 countries are represented at HCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Australia, and India.

Online Learning at Hagerstown Community College

487 Took All Classes Online
1,600 Took At Least One Class Online
1.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,600 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at HCC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 14th most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of HCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Hagerstown Community College was 1.1%. This is the #1,963 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at HCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of HCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Marketing 67%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at HCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at HCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Education #100
Information Technology #112
Marketing #122
Business Support & Assistant Services #129
General Business/Commerce #167
Computer & Information Sciences #377
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #499
Liberal Arts General Studies #499

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Hagerstown Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 215 0 215
Nursing 0 80 0 80
Ground Transportation 68 0 0 68
General Business/Commerce 0 65 0 65
Allied Health Professions 7 37 6 50
Dental Support Services 0 18 23 41
Information Technology 4 28 0 32
Health & Medical Administrative Services 12 7 7 26
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 23 23
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 19 0 0 19
Business Administration & Management 3 15 0 18
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 15 0 15
Management Information Systems 0 11 0 11
General Education 0 11 0 11
General Engineering 0 11 0 11
Human Development & Family Studies 1 9 0 10
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 9 0 9
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 2 5 0 7
Design & Applied Arts 2 4 0 6
Accounting 0 5 0 5
Computer Information Systems 0 5 0 5
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 5 0 0 5
Mental & Social Health Services 0 5 0 5
Legal Support Services 0 0 4 4
Marketing 3 0 0 3
Computer Software & Applications 0 3 0 3
Engineering Technology (Other) 1 2 0 3
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 3 0 3
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 3 0 3
Business Support & Assistant Services 2 0 0 2
Entrepreneurial Studies 2 0 0 2
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 2 0 2
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 0 2 2
Computer Programming 0 0 1 1
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 1 0 1
Natural Resources Conservation 0 1 0 1
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 131 570 66 767

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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