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Herkimer County Community College

100 Reservoir Rd, Herkimer, NY

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Herkimer County Community College, located in Herkimer, New York, and was established in 1965 through the State University of New York System's approval. Classes began two years later with an initial enrollment of 221 students. The school was given a permanent campus in the Village of Herkimer in 1971 and has been expanding its enrollment and programs since. The school continues its tradition of growth and quality by reviewing and adding programs and services to meet current and future student needs.

Academics

Students enrolled at Herkimer County Community College are able to choose between career training and academic transfer programs. Career training programs offer an education that prepares an individual for a career in a high demand field or industry as a qualified professional. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or degree upon completion. Academic transfer programs provide an education that mirror the freshman and sophomore years of a four year education, and allow student to transfer their credits to a four year institution and continue their education, completing the final two years and eventually earning a bachelor's degree.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

HCCC is an open enrollment institution that allows any individual to enter if they meet the minimum requirements for enrollment, complete an application, pay all fees and supply previous transcripts. Students may also be asked to take a placement exam prior to registration, and are encouraged to participate in new student orientation and meet with a counselor prior to their first semester. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and awarded based on need as determined through the information provided on a student's 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 $7,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $3,900-$4,700
    • Out-of-State: $7,000-$8,400
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $140-$170 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $280-$330 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 Aid89%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships79%$5,633
Receiving Student Loans61%$5,173

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Herkimer County Community College may offer services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work
  • 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 Herkimer County Community College against community colleges in New York.

 Herkimer County Community CollegeHerkimer CountyNew York
Graduation Rate26.9%-21.5%
Transfer-out Rate26.7%-17.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

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    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.

    Get more information about the programs offered by Herkimer County Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

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

    Business and Marketing Studies

    Communication Technology

    Communications and Journalism

    Computer and Information Sciences

    Education

    Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

    Family and Consumer Sciences

    Health and Clinical Professions

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Visual and Performing Arts

    Other Community Colleges Nearby

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    Contact Information

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    89%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    26:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    12

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $5,370