Hartnell College

Salinas, CA, USA
2.94 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.


Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
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Key Academic Stats

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Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • Honors Program
Student:Faculty Ratio
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

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Campus Life

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Size of Town
City: Midsize
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
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What Students Are Saying

2.94 Average Rating
i love attending hartnell...i love all my classes and i find all my instructors to be very helpful and accomadating
Victoria from Salinas, CA
Hartnell College helps serve those that may not be able to afford to go straight into a four year college. Also Hartnell College has various locations to better serve the Salinas valley, making it possible to attend college no matter where you live. Also Hartnell College has great programs that will help students get to their educational goals.
Rebecca from Moss Landing, CA

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