N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,139

Avg.Financial Aid

001921

FAFSA Code

About Highland Community College (HCC)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,109

Website

www.highlandcc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

606 W Main

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7854426000
Fax: 7854426100
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Highland Community College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

The admission to Highland Community College is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Highland Community College. It is a non-refundable amount. As a general rule of thumb, in order to improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Highland Community College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. This points to the fact that scoring high on standardised tests is not an important criterion for this university. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 606 W Main, Highland, Kansas 66035-4165. To gather more information, they can call them at (785) 442-6000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$6,864

Average Annual Cost

$2,346

Books And Supplies

$665

Other Fees

$1,279

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,922

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,320

Total One Year Cost

$14,532

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to HCC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $13,463. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

21:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

39%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

23%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

239 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

155 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

46 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

43 Graduates

Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies

42 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

22 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

20 Graduates

Education, General

12 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

6 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

5 Graduates

Carpenters

5 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

5 Graduates

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

4 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

4 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

3 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

3 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

2 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

1 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,109

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

29%

Full-time

34%

Part-time

66%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

71% White

5% Unknown

9% Black

5% Hispanic

6% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

3% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

27%

Out Of State

71%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$52,846 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,860/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $6,700 per year. The students at Highland Community College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,512 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol and campus emergency phones. There are around 44% male and 56% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$31,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$6,125

$11,900

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$64 - 124

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

91%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,139

Students Receiving Federal Grants

91%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,829

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

65%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,838

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$4,806

$30K - $48K

$4,330

$48K - $75K

$1,033

$75K - $110K

$862

> $110K

$623

The financial aid department of Highland Community College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $3,804, whereas the financial aid is $2,173. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $842 and institutional aid worth $2,173.

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