Hill College

Hill College

Hill College, also known as HC, is a comprehensive, community college located in Lamar Hillsboro, Texas, United States. The college aims to provide high quality, comprehensive, educational programs to citizens of Hill, Bosque, Johnson, Somervell, and Hood Counties. Hill college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

Hill College's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. The college competes in the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference (NTJCAC), as a member of the NJCAA Region V. HC's rodeo team is a member of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA). The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations that are based on the diverse interests of the students.

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Hill College
112 Lamar Dr
Hillsboro , TX 76645
General Phone: (254) 582-2555

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Hill Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts135foreign language and literature, English, speech and rhetoric, general studies, economics, political science, sociology, history
Nursing and Emergency Medicine71EMT paramedic, pre-nursing, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Security and Law Enforcement48corrections, criminal justice and administration, security and loss prevention, corrections and criminal justice, fire-fighting
Production Trades39welding
Beauty and Cosmetology29cosmetology, facial treatment, cosmetoloty instructor
Mechanics and Repair28industrial electronics tech, HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Business and Management17business, business management, accounting
Family and Social Work12family and consumer science, child care management
Office and Administration11administrative assistant
Therapy and Counseling7behavioral sciences, psychology, physical therapy
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science, computer programming, network management
Medical Support and Technology4pharmacy tech, pre-pharmacy
Education and Teaching4special ed, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, teacher aide
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2health and physical education
Art Studies1art studies
Engineering Technician1construction engineering tech, drafting
Science0biology, chemistry, geology, physics
Media0communication studies
Architecture and Planning0architecture
Medicine0pre-dentistry, pre-med, pre-veterinary
Drama and Performing Arts0drama
Religion and Philosophy0philosophy, religion
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art
Agricultural Science and Management0agriculture, agricultural management

Number of programs and degrees for Hill in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree21962
Award of less than 1 academic year15524
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4619

Hill Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hill had a total enrollment of 3,556 students (1,901 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 5%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 23%
18-19 28%
20-21 16%
22-24 8%
25-29 9%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Hill Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 35 %

Hill Room and Board (2007)

Hill offers campus housing for 306 of its 1,901 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Hill Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,100
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,500
Room and board $ 3,500
Room charge $ 700
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,200
Books and supplies $ 2,194
Other expenses $ 3,158

Financial Aid:
Hill participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 357300)

Hill Faculty

Hill has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2549

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year1*14$49,920
All faculty totalcalendar year1*14$49,920

*: 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
No academic rankacademic year28$43,93835$40,216
All faculty totalacademic year28$43,93835$40,216

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

Hill Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports05959

Hill Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agriculture, General

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Facial Treatment Specialist/Facialist

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General

Pre-Law Studies

Liberal Arts
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
History, General
Political Science and Government, General
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Pre-Pharmacy Studies

Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies

Music, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Therapy And Counseling
Behavioral Sciences
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Psychology, General

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What Sets Hill Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 8%Hill Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Hill % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Hill Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in production trades
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Top 12%Hill % of degrees in production trades
% students on athletic fin. aid
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%Hill % students on athletic fin. aid
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 16%Hill % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Number of degree programs
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Top 18%Hill Number of degree programs
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 20%Hill % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Number of students
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Top 20%Hill Number of students

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