Hillsborough Community College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 20%

Hillsborough Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)27,62611,69715,929

10,438 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

4,537 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Hillsborough Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Hillsborough Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment and other expenses per full academic year.

Hillsborough Community College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 420 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,931$7,728
Fees for full-time undergraduates$575$1,383
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$104$380

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2,8682,868
Health Professions and Related Programs933933
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service481481
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services275275
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services162162
Construction Trades7777
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields6464
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians4949
Precision Production4141
Legal Professions and Studies3636
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2727
Personal and Culinary Services2424
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1616
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1313
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1010
Natural Resources and Conservation77
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies55
Architecture and Related Services44
Visual and Performing Arts44
Biological and Biomedical Sciences44
Grand Total5,1725,172

A total of 5,172 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Hillsborough Community College.

Graduation rate30%30%29%
  • Full-time retention rate - 63%
  • Part-time retention rate - 49%

General info

Alternative namesHCC
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,512
Instructional FTE667
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.hccfl.edu
Address39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, Florida, 33606-3584
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population348,000