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4 College Freshman

Student Body: The student's seem great. I never really talked to people much though.

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3 College Senior

Student Body: There is a great amount of diversity at this college and everybody seems to get along.

5 College Senior

Student Body: HCC strives to be a place that accepts all kinds of diversity and has achieved at doing so. I personally have had the pleasure of knowing people with different ethnic and religious backgrounds, and I'm glad to have them as friends.

3 College Freshman

Student Body: For most students at HCC you have to seek out the students that have similar interests to you. There is a lot of diversity but students do not seem to interact much outside of the classroom.

4 College Freshman

Student Body: People are nice and friendly but not much social communication going on outside the classroom


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Since HCC is a community college, people from all walks of life are students, whether they're high school kids dual-enrolling, 20-somethings earning a degree, or 50-somethings completing a degree. Students have varying beliefs and backgrounds, but—Presbyterian or Catholic, poor or well-to-do—they work together to succeed in campus clubs, organizations, and classes. Most students can find some interesting venue to share their energies with like-minded students. There's something for everyone, and in a loose, free-to-be-you-and-me community, it is easy to find a comfortable niche.

International students and ethnic minorities are, well, minorities, but they are still well represented and have the same opportunities. Some campus clubs, such as the Black Student Union and National Organization for Women (NOW), are specifically geared toward minorities; there is also the International Club. Students who feel that other minorities could be better represented can request to form a club and get a faculty adviser at the Student Activities Office. Most clubs are open to new members or for guests who want to preview the group before joining. Because of the eclectic mix of students at HCC, there are a wide variety of events, in addition to the clubs, to appeal to a broader range of students.

Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
Male Undergrads
Student Diversity
African American: 11%
Asian American: 2%
Hispanic: 5%
International: 1%
Native American: 0%
White: 76%
Unknown: 2%
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 7%
18-19: 43%
20-21: 16%
22-24: 10%
25+: 24%
Out-of-State Students
Common States of Residence
  • District of Columbia
  • Foreign countries
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
Typical Peers
Because HCC is a community college, your peers range from high school kids taking a first college course to 20-somethings working on their degrees to 50-somethings finishing their degrees. The students are an eclectic mix of interests and backgrounds. Although some students are less committed than others, nearly everyone is working toward the same goal: a degree and-with it-success.
Athletic Association
  • NAA
Athletic Division
Athletic Conferences
Football: N/A
Basketball: N/A
Men Playing Varsity Sports
82 - 12%
Women Playing Varsity Sports
65 - 8%
Men's Varsity Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track and field
Women's Varsity Sports
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball
Student Organizations
There are several clubs on campus, ranging from Campus Ministries to the Paranormal Club. Some clubs, like the Robinwood Players, put on shows or presentations to show off their work or promote their club. If you're interested in something but don't yet see a club for it, Student Activities can help you form one. Examples of popular clubs include the Student Government Association (SGA) and the Science Club.
ROTC Programs
Army ROTC: No
Navy ROTC: No
Air Force ROTC: No

Student Polls

I would say students at my school are    Based on 46 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Career-oriented
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Outgoing
  • Smart

How much social and academic interaction is there between students?    Based on 46 responses

  • 41% A lot of interaction. Students participate in clubs, study together, and hang out.
  • 54% Some interaction, but it's mostly in the classroom.
  • 4% No interaction. My classes are all online or the students at my school are there to learn and then go home.


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