Hopkinsville Community College

Hopkinsville Community College

Hopkinsville Community College, also referred to as HCC, is located in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, United States. It was founded in the year 1965. In addition to the main campus in Hopkinsville, there is a branch campus at Fort Campbell Army base. HCC is under the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The college offers associate degrees and certificate programs to students in the areas of business, engineering, technology, health and medical services, and social work.

Colleges under the Kentucky Community and Technical College System usually offer students distance learning programs. Most of the KCTCS colleges also have clubs and organizations on campus for their students such as the Art Club, Drama Club, and Phi Theta Kappa.

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Hopkinsville Community College
720 North Dr
Hopkinsville , KY 42241-2100
General Phone: (270) 707-3700

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Hopkinsville Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts214liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Family and Social Work116child care provider, social work
Office and Administration112executive secretary
Business and Management86business management
Engineering Technician78engineering technology, drafting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine59registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Education and Teaching28teacher aide
Production Trades22machine shop assistant
Computer Science and Engineering19computer and info science
Security and Law Enforcement12criminal justice and administration
Mechanics and Repair10industrial mechanics
Agricultural Science and Management8agricultural production
Construction Trades4electrician

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year37610
Associate's degree35712
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years356

Hopkinsville Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hopkinsville Community College had a total enrollment of 3,426 students (1,838 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 23%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 12%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 17%
20-21 13%
22-24 13%
25-29 17%
30-34 12%
35-39 9%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)1%

Hopkinsville Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 37 %

Hopkinsville Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Hopkinsville, 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.

Hopkinsville 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:
Hopkinsville Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 199400)

Hopkinsville Community College Faculty

Hopkinsville Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track12
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1517

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*2*
Associate professorcalendar year3$56,5441*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year1*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year5$60,5836$49,230

*: 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 year10$61,1204$55,789
Associate professoracademic year12$45,4428$45,196
Assistant professoracademic year4$38,4842*
Instructoracademic year4$36,78510$36,648
All faculty totalacademic year30$48,58624$42,890

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

Hopkinsville 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

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

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

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

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

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

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Hopkinsville Community College Highlights

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What Sets Hopkinsville Community College Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
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% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 7%Hopkinsville Community College % of degrees in office and administration
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 16%Hopkinsville Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Female % of student body
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Top 16%Hopkinsville Community College Female % of student body
Number of students
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Top 19%Hopkinsville Community College Number of students
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 19%Hopkinsville 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 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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