Hartnell College

Salinas, CA, USA
2.90 Average Rating

Named for the founder of California’s first junior college, Hartnell College is a 2-year institution south of San José. Featuring a diverse student body, Hartnell is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution and it has been named one of the top community colleges in the United States by the NAACP. Hartnell is home to seven academic departments and its Advanced Technology programs are housed in the campus’s new Technical Training Building. In addition, Hartnell provides assistance for students experiencing difficulties in and out of the classroom with free crisis counseling services.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
98%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
12,072
Total Number of Undergrads
12,072
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
35:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$9,323
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$1,420
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$8,870
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1917

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
21%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,658
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
21%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,577
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$477

Student Loans

Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$3,500

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
53%
47%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,000

What Students Are Saying

2.90 Average Rating
Hartnell College is a fun and friendly school for students that want to understand what success feels like. At Hartnell College the teachers work with every student to help them become successful and well prepared for their future goals. Hartnell College offers a variety of programs to help any student in any type of struggle become successful.
Christian from Salinas, CA

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