Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown Community College, also known as HCC, is a two-year, public academic institution located in Maryland, United States. It was founded in the year 1946. HCC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. The college is home to a Technical Innovation Center which is renowned locally. HCC is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • Behavioral and Social Sciences/ Business Division
  • English and Humanities Division
  • Mathematics and Science Division
  • Nursing and Health Sciences Division
  • Technology and Computer Studies Division

HCC hosts more than 12 on-campus clubs and organizations to choose from. Some of the popular student organizations are the Arts & Design Club, Association of Nursing Students, Phi Theta Kappa, and the Christian Fellowship Club.

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Hagerstown Community College
11400 Robinwood Dr
Hagerstown , MD 21742-6514
General Phone: (301) 766-4422

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Hagerstown Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts154liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management122business, business management, transportation management, accounting technology, MIS, marketing
Transportation112truck and bus driver
Nursing and Emergency Medicine63EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, various nursing
Medical Support and Technology60medical coding, radiation therapist, health diagnostic professions, phlebotomy, mental health services tech
Education and Teaching17education, elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Computer Science and Engineering13computer and info science, computer programming, computer applications programming, computer product certification, data processing tech, web design
Office and Administration11administrative assistant, executive secretary, receptionist, general office occupations
Engineering Technician10electromechanical tech, industrial tech, mechanical engineering tech, architectural drafting
Photography and Commercial Art10commercial art
Security and Law Enforcement9corrections, criminal justice and police
Medical Administration8clinical assistant, medical secretary
Family and Social Work5child care management
Law5legal assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2health and physical education
Science and Laboratory Technician0biology tech
Media0animation and special effects
Construction Trades0property management

Number of programs and degrees for Hagerstown Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years24437
Associate's degree36121

Hagerstown Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hagerstown Community College had a total enrollment of 3,719 students (2,410 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 8%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 27%
20-21 16%
22-24 10%
25-29 10%
30-34 6%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

West Virginia4%

Hagerstown Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 40 %

Hagerstown Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Hagerstown, Maryland for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Maryland Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Hagerstown Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,906
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,034
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Hagerstown Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 207400)

Hagerstown Community College Faculty

Hagerstown Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*3$80,173
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*1*
Instructorcalendar year0*5$52,696
All faculty totalcalendar year2*10$62,353

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$77,0168$72,991
Associate professoracademic year2*4$59,616
Assistant professoracademic year9$50,78816$51,772
Instructoracademic year6$45,6209$47,898
All faculty totalacademic year22$56,08637$56,266

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Hagerstown Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports32124

Hagerstown Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Transportation/Transportation Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Industrial Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Hagerstown Community College Highlights

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What Sets Hagerstown Community College Apart:

% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 3%$pretty_college $award_cats{$char}
% of degrees in business and management
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%Hagerstown Community College % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Hagerstown Community College % of degrees in transportation
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 16%Hagerstown Community College Number of degree programs
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Hagerstown Community College Number of students

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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