Herkimer County Community College

Herkimer County Community College

Herkimer County Community College, also known HCCC, is a two-year, community college located in Herkimer County, New York, United States. It was founded in the year 1966. Herkimer offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees in more than 40 areas of study. It also offers a wide variety of online degrees and programs.

HCCC's athletics department fields more than 12 sports teams. Their official mascot is the General and their teams are named the Generals. The campus is home to more than 30 student clubs and organizations based on the varied interests of the students. Some of the popular student clubs are the American Red Cross Club, The Anime Club, the Black Latino Students Union, and the Generals Theatrical Club.

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Herkimer County Community College
100 Reservoir Rd
Herkimer , NY 13350-1598
General Phone: (315) 866-0300

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Herkimer County Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts184liberal arts and sciences, humanities, liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management108business management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, human resources, international business, merchandising and sales, fashion merchandising
Security and Law Enforcement73corrections, criminal justice and administration, forensic science, corrections and criminal justice
Family and Social Work28child care management, community organization
Media28broadcast journalism, photo and film tech
Hospitality20travel services
Law19legal assistant
Computer Science and Engineering17computer and info science, computer support
Education and Teaching16teacher aide
Therapy and Counseling14physical therapist assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy9parks and recreation management
Art Studies8visual and performing arts, art studies
Construction Trades2construction trades
Medicine2health professions
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1EMT paramedic

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree51128
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years183

Herkimer County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Herkimer County Community College had a total enrollment of 3,328 students (2,649 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 7%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 27%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 11%
18-19 35%
20-21 19%
22-24 10%
25-29 9%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

New York93%
State unknown5%
New Jersey1%

Herkimer County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 17 %

Herkimer County Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Herkimer County Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,550
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,420
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Herkimer County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 478800)

Herkimer County Community College Faculty

Herkimer County Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track96

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year7$60,5546$55,999
Associate professoracademic year6$58,21912$49,768
Assistant professoracademic year16$44,03510$43,119
Instructoracademic year11$39,9447$39,618
All faculty totalacademic year40$47,92835$46,906

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

Herkimer County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Fashion Merchandising
General Merchandising/Sales/Related Marketing Operations, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Community Organization and Advocacy

Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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

Broadcast Journalism
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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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