Hudson Valley Community College Overview
Located in Troy, New York, Hudson Valley Community College is a public institution. Troy is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Hudson Valley Community College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at HVCC.
- In 2017-2018, 46% of the faculty were full-time.
Hudson Valley Community College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
HVCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#145||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#148||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at HVCC.
Where Is Hudson Valley Community College?
Contact details for HVCC are given below.
|Address:||80 Vandenburgh Ave, Troy, NY 12180|
How Do I Get Into HVCC?
You can apply to HVCC online at: www.hvcc.edu/admissions/apply.html
Can I Afford Hudson Valley Community College?
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 HVCC, 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 HVCC is 10.1%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Hudson Valley Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 5,401 full-time undergraduates at HVCC, 58% are male and 42% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Hudson Valley Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||646|
|Hispanic or Latino||467|
Over 32 countries are represented at HVCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Angola.
Online Learning at Hudson Valley Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at HVCC has changed over the last few years.
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 HVCC
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 HVCC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of HVCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Agriculture & Agriculture Operations||50%|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||11%|
|Dental Support Services||6%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||1%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||1%|
|Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing||50%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at HVCC 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 HVCC.
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 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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