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Hudson Valley Community College Overview

Located in Troy, New York, Hudson Valley Community College is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Hudson Valley Community College Known For?

5,802 Full-Time Undergraduates
$8,494 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The associate's degree is the highest degree offered at Hudson Valley Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 46% of the faculty were full-time.

Hudson Valley Community College Rankings

Hudson Valley Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Hudson Valley Community College has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Hudson Valley Community College

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,067
Best Colleges for Diversity 1,166
Best Colleges for Veterans 1,226

Where Is Hudson Valley Community College?

Location of Hudson Valley Community College

Contact details for Hudson Valley Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 80 Vandenburgh Ave, Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-629-4822
Website: www.hvcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Hudson Valley Community College?

You can apply to Hudson Valley Community College online at: www.hvcc.edu/admissions/apply.html

As long as you submit the requested materials to Hudson Valley Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Hudson Valley Community College?

33% Take Out Loans
10.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Hudson Valley Community College is $8,494. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Hudson Valley Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,074 $7,712 $10,777 $11,975 $13,580

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 Hudson Valley Community College, approximately 33% of students took out student loans averaging $4,245 a year. That adds up to $16,980 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hudson Valley Community College is 10.1%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Hudson Valley Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,802 Full-Time Undergraduates
42% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,020 undergraduate students at Hudson Valley Community College, with 5,802 being full-time and 5,218 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Hudson Valley Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,802 full-time undergraduates at Hudson Valley Community College, 58% are male and 42% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Hudson Valley Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Hudson Valley Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 324
Black or African American 678
Hispanic or Latino 425
White 4,052
International Students 45
Other Races/Ethnicities 278

Over 32 countries are represented at Hudson Valley Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Angola.

Online Learning at Hudson Valley Community College

1,158 Took All Classes Online
3,448 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,448 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Hudson Valley Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 18th 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 Hudson Valley Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Hudson Valley Community College was -0.3%. This is the #2,225 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Hudson Valley Community College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 17%
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 50%
Animal Services 50%
Business Support & Assistant Services 11%
Dental Support Services 6%
Education 32%
Entrepreneurial Studies 40%
Health Professions 2%
Information Technology 38%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 1%
Liberal Arts General Studies 1%
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 50%
Teaching Assistants 57%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Hudson Valley Community 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 Hudson Valley Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Community Organization & Advocacy #9
Teaching Assistants #20
Radio, Television & Digital Communication #23
Dental Support Services #35
Information Science #54
Computer Software & Applications #72
Entrepreneurial Studies #85
Allied Health Professions #96
Information Technology #119
Business Support & Assistant Services #141
Communication & Journalism #149
Teacher Education Subject Specific #192
Public Administration & Social Service #207
Accounting #281
Health & Medical Administrative Services #334
Criminal Justice & Corrections #398
Computer & Information Sciences #404
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #450

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%.

Hudson Valley Community College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 34 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 77 0 0 0
Architectural Engineering Technology 12 0 0 0
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 4 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 198 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 9 0 0 0
Civil Engineering Technology 10 0 0 0
Community Organization & Advocacy 7 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 43 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology 20 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 110 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 36 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 3 0 0 0
Educational Administration 4 0 0 0
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 106 0 0 0
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 7 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 17 0 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 15 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 5 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 17 0 0 0
Funeral & Mortuary Science 16 0 0 0
General Biology 22 0 0 0
General Engineering 40 0 0 0
General Physical Sciences 3 0 0 0
General Sales & Marketing 14 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 15 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 32 0 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 4 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 37 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 44 0 0 0
Human Services 44 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 26 0 0 0
Information Science 69 0 0 0
Information Technology 22 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 335 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 15 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 20 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 15 0 0 0
Nursing 79 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 5 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 4 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 40 0 0 0
Total 3,270 0 0 0

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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