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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    A
  5. Student Life
    A-
  6. Location
    A+
Hillsborough is a public college located in Tampa, Florida. It is a big institution with an enrollment of 10,901 undergraduate students. The Hillsborough acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), and Nursing. Graduating 34% of students, Hillsborough alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,800.
About Hillsborough Community College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606
Website
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$4,845/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$5,011/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
76%

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.255 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.254 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.252 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,901Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
16,725
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    89%
  • Outgoing
    11%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Day Care Services
Yes
37%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities.248 responses
43%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.254 responses
41%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities.88 responses

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%

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Hillsborough Community College Reviews

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Hillsborough Community College (HCC) is exactly what I needed and I’m glad I made the decision to begin my studies there, before transferring to a 4-year university.

The school offers the usual amenities of any college including: housing, meal plans, extracurriculars, service and interest clubs, as well as a handful of study abroad programs! There is also an honors program, where students who meet specific qualifications are allowed to enroll in “honors only” courses! All at lower costs and with smaller class sizes, than at a typical 4-year university.

To top it all off: HCC also GUARANTEES admission to all public four-year colleges in FL, upon completion of your AA/AS degree! Seriously, you can’t not make it into university if you start here first!

I would definitely recommend it to anyone as a start towards their higher academic career.
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Great school, people, and professors! Really nice campus there's alot of renovations currently being done at the Dale Mabry campus in Tampa. They have a new health sciences bldg. Lots of resources you can choose from, advisors and financial aid are knowledgeable and friendly and help you out. There's a library with computers for all your intended needs, also quiet place to study or work on an assignment.
I absolutely love Hillsborough Community College! I feel supported by great professors and have access to what I need to pursue a wonderful education. Not to mention, all of the factually are extremely friendly as well as helpful.