Hudson County Community College

Hudson County Community College

Hudson County Community College, also nicknamed HCCC, is an accredited, coeducational, two-year, public, community college located in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. A community college commission was established in the county by an act of the New Jersey Legislature in 1974. It was officially named as Hudson County Community College in 1981. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study.

The campus of HCCC is home to several student clubs and organizations including the Art Club, Psychology Club, Music Club (Emerging Club), and Student Government Association. The chapter of the international Phi Theta Kappa honor society is a source of pride for the College. It has earned national and statewide recognition for excellence.

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Contacting Hudson County Community College

Hudson County Community College
70 Sip Avenue
Jersey City , NJ 07306
General Phone: (201) 714-7100

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts243liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine102EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management62business management, accounting technology, MIS
Security and Law Enforcement38criminal justice and police
Cooking and Culinary Arts32pastry, chef training
Medical Support and Technology11health service and sciences, medical assistant, respiratory care tech
Fine Arts11fine arts
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science
Engineering Technician7electronics tech, computer engineering tech
Family and Social Work7social work
Engineering6engineering science
Science6biological and physical sciences
Medical Administration5medical records tech
Hospitality5hospitality management
Law4legal assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree53421
Award of less than 1 academic year31
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years92

Hudson County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hudson County Community College had a total enrollment of 7,019 students (5,384 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 12%
Black 17%
Hispanic 43%
Asian 15%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 22%
20-21 22%
22-24 16%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

New Jersey100%

Hudson County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 39 %

Hudson County Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,543
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,333
Books and supplies $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
Hudson County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1295400)

Hudson County Community College Faculty

Hudson County Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track67
Non-tenured and not on tenure track33

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year13$81,9374$82,155
Associate professoracademic year2*7$75,230
Assistant professoracademic year9$57,8516$58,024
Instructoracademic year12$44,72219$43,029
No academic rankacademic year3$36,5103$36,000
All faculty totalacademic year39$61,07739$54,588

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

Hudson County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Science

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

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

Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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Hudson County Community College Highlights

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What Sets Hudson County Community College Apart:

Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 5%Hudson County Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Number of students
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Top 11%Hudson County Community College Number of students
Minority % of student body
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Top 12%Hudson County Community College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Hudson County Community College % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 14%Hudson County Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in engineering
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Top 17%Hudson County Community College % of degrees in engineering

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
checked Has ROTC (army)

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