Herkimer County Community College Overview
Herkimer County Community College is a public institution situated in Herkimer, New York. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Herkimer College.
What Is Herkimer County Community College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Herkimer College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 44% of the faculty were full-time.
Herkimer County Community College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Herkimer College.
Where Is Herkimer County Community College?
Contact details for Herkimer College are given below.
|Address:||100 Reservoir Rd, Herkimer, NY 13350-1598|
How Do I Get Into Herkimer College?
You can apply to Herkimer College online at: www.herkimer.edu/apply/
Can I Afford Herkimer County Community College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Herkimer College, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $5,095 a year. That adds up to $20,380 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Herkimer College is 15.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Herkimer County Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,268 full-time undergraduates at Herkimer College, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Herkimer County Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||204|
|Hispanic or Latino||109|
Over 23 countries are represented at Herkimer College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Japan, and United Kingdom.
Online Learning at Herkimer County Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Herkimer College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 43rd most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Herkimer College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Herkimer County Community College was -7.2%. This is the #2,533 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Herkimer College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Herkimer College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business Administration & Management||7%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||43%|
|Human Resource Management||56%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||18%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||18%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Herkimer College 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 Herkimer College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General Sales & Marketing||#41|
|Legal Support Services||#93|
|Human Resource Management||#179|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#248|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#407|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#473|
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%.
Herkimer County Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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