Housatonic Community College

Bridgeport, CT, USA
2.98 Average Rating

Housatonic Community College is a 2-year institution in Bridgeport, Connecticut, with five academic departments. HCC features two types of associate degrees, the standard as well as associate degrees for transfer, many of which are direct pathways to the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU). The HCC Surgical Technology program provides the opportunity to observe and assist with surgeries in addition to its regular coursework. HCC also offers academic aid for all classes through a collaborative Supplemental Instruction Program featuring weekly study groups, as well as both on-campus Men’s, Women’s, and Veteran’s Centers.

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

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
99%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
5,138
Total Number of Undergrads
5,138
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,310
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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.
$4,404
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.
$13,172
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1200

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.
50%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,773
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.
50%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$8,079
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,202

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
5%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,124
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.
$4,750
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$64
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
39%
61%
Student Organizations
16
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
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$34,200
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What Students Are Saying

2.98 Average Rating
Housatonic Community college is an ideal school for individuals who have lower incomes and/or are minorities. It is located in downtown Bridgeport in close proximity to buses, train station and ferry. HCC has transfer partnerships with four year colleges located in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and others.
Michele from Derby, CT
Housatonic Community College is a 2 year college that offers certifications, degrees and transfer programs. The college is convenient to My home & public transportation. HCC is affordable & has an excellent reputation in my community.
Mathew from Shelton, CT

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