Henderson Community College

Henderson Community College

Henderson Community College also known as HCC, is a two-year, public college located in Henderson, Kentucky, United States. It is a charter member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). The College offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. The student body of HCC includes an impressive number of international students as well.

Henderson Community College has an active student life. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations based on the varied interests of the students. Some of the popular student organizations include Student Government Association (SGA), Henderson Association of Nursing Students (HANS), Kentucky Education Association- Student Program (KEA-SP), and Nontraditional Student Organization.

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Contacting Henderson Community College

Henderson Community College
2660 S Green St
Henderson , KY 42420-4699
General Phone: (270) 827-1867

Henderson Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine76registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology65dental hygienist, medical assistant, medical lab tech
Liberal Arts57liberal arts and sciences
Family and Social Work43child care provider, social work
Engineering Technician36engineering technology
Computer Science and Engineering17computer and info science
Mechanics and Repair6industrial mechanics
Agricultural Science and Management6agricultural production
Business and Management1business management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year1307
Associate's degree17610
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11

Henderson Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Henderson Community College had a total enrollment of 1,984 students (1,221 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 6%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 16%
20-21 12%
22-24 10%
25-29 13%
30-34 10%
35-39 9%
40-49 13%
50-64 8%
65+ 1%

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


Henderson Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 50 %

Henderson Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,904
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,360
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Henderson Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 199300)

Henderson Community College Faculty

Henderson Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track15
Non-tenured and not on tenure track02

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*2*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*3$67,046

*: 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 year8$58,23014$58,035
Associate professoracademic year3$50,69211$47,932
Assistant professoracademic year0*4$41,302
Instructoracademic year1*2*
All faculty totalacademic year12$54,61831$50,966

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

Henderson Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Production Operations, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technology, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

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Henderson Community College Highlights

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What Sets Henderson Community College Apart:

Number of students
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 9%Henderson Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in family and social work
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Top 11%Henderson Community College % of degrees in family and social work
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Top 12%Henderson Community College Number of degree programs
% students 40 years or older
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Top 13%Henderson Community College % students 40 years or older
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 16%Henderson Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 20%Henderson Community College % of degrees in engineering technician

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

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