Hocking College

Hocking College

Hocking College was founded in 1968. The main campus of the college is located in Nelsonville, Ohio. In addition, the college also offers classes at the Perry Campus in New Lexington, Ohio. More than 40 associate degree programs are offered to Hocking's students. Among the specialties are courses in health and nursing, natural resources, business, information technology, public safety services, culinary arts, archeology, hospitality, early childhood education, theatre, broadcasting, music and industrial technology.

The men's and women's sports teams of Hocking College are known as the Hawks. They participate in a wide variety of sports like football, tennis, basketball, soccer, softball and volleyball.

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Hocking College
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville , OH 45764
General Phone: (740) 753-3591

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Hocking Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Conservation and Resource Management1,030conservation, natural resources policy, fisheries sciences, forest management, forestry courses, wildlife management
Business and Management758business, purchasing and contract management, accounting, accounting technology, small business operations, human resources, international business, management information systems, taxation, ...
Nursing and Emergency Medicine315registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Cooking and Culinary Arts165bartending, chef training, food prep and kitchen assistant, culinary arts services
Engineering Technician150electronics tech, electrical/electronic tech, electromechanical instrument tech, HVAC tech, energy systems tech, automotive tech, petroleum tech, construction engineering tech, computer engineering tech, ...
Hospitality120hotel management, hospitality administration
Security and Law Enforcement108corrections, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy75parks and recreation studies, sports and fitness management, dietitian
Animal Science and Care73equestrian studies
Medical Support and Technology64medical assistant, electrocardiograph tech, health diagnostic professions, opticianry
Computer Science and Engineering56computer programming, computer networking, computer support
Office and Administration40administrative assistant, receptionist, general office occupations, business support services
Liberal Arts31general studies, geography
Engineering27materials science, archeology
Fine Arts27crafts and folk art
Real Estate and Construction Management25real estate
Therapy and Counseling25physical therapist assistant
Medical Administration23medical records admin, medical records tech, medical transcription, health and medical administrative
Medicine22health professions
Media21radio and television
Music21music management
Education and Teaching16early childhood education
Agricultural Science and Management15aquaculture
Drama and Performing Arts7theatre design
Law2legal secretary

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year2,22849
Associate's degree82042
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1701

Hocking Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hocking had a total enrollment of 4,341 students (4,642 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 6%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 27%
20-21 22%
22-24 15%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)2%
West Virginia1%

Hocking Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 35 %

Hocking Room and Board (2007)

Hocking offers campus housing for 935 of its 4,642 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Hocking Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,546
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,092
Room and board $ 6,915
Room charge $ 4,830
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,085
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 5,058

Financial Aid:
Hocking participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 759800)

Hocking Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track8790

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*1*
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*0*
Instructorcalendar year2*1*
No academic rankcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year4$64,9623$68,573

*: 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 year21$56,30734$50,742
Associate professoracademic year5$47,6518$44,216
Assistant professoracademic year7$44,68619$42,233
Instructoracademic year36$43,61712$44,283
No academic rankacademic year14$36,27814$34,428
All faculty totalacademic year83$45,92387$44,767

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

Hocking Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management

Animal Science And Care
Equestrian/Equine Studies

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
General Merchandising/Sales/Related Marketing Operations, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Information Systems and Services, Other
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Vehicle and Vehicle Parts and Accessories Marketing Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Conservation And Resource Management
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Forestry, Other
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant

Drama And Performing Arts
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Materials Science

Engineering Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Petroleum Technology/Technician

Fine Arts
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry

Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Radio and Television

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music Management and Merchandising

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate


Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Hocking Apart:

% of degrees in conservation and resource management
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Number of degree programs
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Top 6%Hocking Number of degree programs
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Hocking % of degrees in business and management
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 9%Hocking Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in animal science and care
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%Hocking % of degrees in animal science and care
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Hocking % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Hocking Male % of student body
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Hocking Number of students
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Hocking Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in hospitality
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Hocking % of degrees in hospitality
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Hocking % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy

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checked Remedial classes for students
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