Hudson County Community College in Jersey City

Jersey City, NJ

(Rating 2.2 based on 5 reviews)
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Overview

Hudson County Community College offers 93-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 38:1. 1 high safety campus. 42% are women, and 58% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Hudson County Community College is 6530$, that is at the level of national average. 9% of full-time Hudson County Community College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $27,900, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Hudson County Community College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$6,530
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Hudson County Community College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$6,295
$30,001 - $48,000$7,873
$48,001 - $75,000$9,347
$75,001 - $110,000$9,485
$110,001+$11,859

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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21%

Types of financial aids

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6071 of Hudson County Community College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 66 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Hudson County Community College number 23 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in New Jersey.

Students at Hudson County Community College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
99.12%
$4,633
$30,001 - $48,000
94.81%
$4,202
$48,001 - $75,000
70.91%
$1,888
$75,001 - $110,000
31.25%
$704
$110,001+
0%
$0

Salary After Attending

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$27,900

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Hudson County Community College.

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students must complete their preparation at another institution for certain areas of specialization

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Graduation Rate

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9%
BELOW AVERAGE

Hudson County Community College graduation rate is below the national average.

9% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Hudson County Community College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Hudson County Community College is 38:1, that means that for every 38 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

38:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

48

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Hudson County Community College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Hudson County Community College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 25 Journal Sq address in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Hudson County Community College with 0.01% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Main Campus is murder.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Hudson County Community College offers 93 programs in total: 69 are for Associate's degree and 24 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 164 universities in New Jersey state. Hudson County Community College is one of the few institutions in New Jersey that offers a 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the New Jersey state average data to help you compare.

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Hudson County Community College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 7120 students with 213589 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Hudson County Community College

Overall Rating:

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Even when I'm all set to pick up my diploma, they still try to squeeze money out of me.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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I initially was really excited to start school here but it is an absolute NIGHTMARE if you are a working adult. They do not offer any weekend registration or financial aid counseling, but say the school is designed to accommodate everyone (like a working adult). If you cannot get off work, you cannot register or receive counseling. The e-mail responses are sparing, and they DO NOT respond once they've replied once. There is no such thing as a conversation via e-mail with a counselor/ financial aid rep/ or really anyone. If your school e-mail is down, your SOL because the password reset NEVER works on the site (I really think its to placate how terrible the system is). The IT guys are really nice, and I believe they are students. The workers in financial aid are nice too and do what they can within their boundaries, and the advisors are nice but only to your face. The administration is CLEARLY run by people who are trying to cut costs at every angle. The board of directors is made up of yuppies who are in bed with the mayor and are nouveau Jersey City. This school has caused me so much stress I checked into a hospital twice while I was in school taking classes. I had to seek professional counseling and intensive therapy because of how absolutely horrible the counseling services are. The counselor who reached out to me was not available, did not respond in time (I HAVE A JOB--- JUST LIKE YOU) and really didn't seem like she was going to effectively counsel me. I was smack in the middle of a breakdown and her unresponsiveness and lack of concern was a tipping point. Once I was ready to go back, I had to submit paper work 3 times before the woman confirmed she received it and told me it would take 6 weeks to let me know! I am not in the business of name dropping so I have purposely left all these employees names out. I have my receipts though (Time stamped emails to said employees, counselors, etc)! And I hope they really clean up their act. If you are a student and have experienced something similar, I IMPLORE you to leave a review so other adults do not have to go through what we went through. If you have not enrolled, DON'T, especially if you work a normal 9-5! Go to a community college in the city or go to Bergen.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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The financial aid center is nothing but students doing a horrible job. They don't help and are always confused. The curriculum itself is terrible and the professors are not engaging.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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Awesome school they can give you a little headache but it’s worth it!!!! They gave me a chance to achieve my goals!!!!

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

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I only took one class at the jersey city location, I don't like it as much as I do like the north Hudson campus which is where I take now all of my classes, the stuff is very nice, and the building is very clean. just make sure you know what you have to do to work towards your degree if you are planning on transferring, the counselors wont help you much too be honest.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 70 Sip Avenue

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +2017147100

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: hccc.edu

Financial aid office: Go to the page

Admissions office: Go to the page

Online application: Go to the page

Net price calculator: Go to the page

Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page

Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page

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