Hocking College

Also known as Hocking Technical College

3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville, OH

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Founded in the 1960's in Nelsonville, OH, Hocking College has grown from a vocational school into a large 2 year college. The school offers certificate and degree programs, and is the only 2 year public institution in Ohio to offer dormitory living for students. Hocking has established sister colleges in multiple countries, has multiple campuses, and operates the Lake Snowden Education and Recreation Park.

Hocking offers over 60 programs in ten program areas. The school prides itself on a tradition of excellence, providing students with a quality education and preparing them for further study at a four year institution or for a career.

Some programs include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Interested students should either submit a mailed application or apply online. Students must have at least a high school diploma or GED, and must pay all fees associated with the application.

Financial aid is available and interested students should fill out and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $15 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,700-$4,400
    • Out-of-State: $7,400-$8,870
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $180-$220 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $370-$440 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid64%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships57%$3,307
Receiving Student Loans56%$5,323

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 24%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Hocking College may offer services to students including:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance
  • Day care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares Hocking College against community colleges in Ohio.

 Hocking Technical CollegeAthensOhio
Graduation Rate18.6%-18.2%
Transfer-out Rate18.4%-21.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1989)
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  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1987)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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