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Hartnell College

Salinas, CA 2-Year Public
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About Hartnell College

Hartnell College Overview

Hartnell College is a public school in the small town setting of Salinas, California. Hartnell College was founded in 1920 and enrolls 8,754 undergrads and no graduate students.

Student Activities at Hartnell College

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Hartnell College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Hartnell College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Hartnell College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Hartnell College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Hartnell College on the Student Life page.

2022 Hartnell College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
In-State Tuition $1,104
Out-of-State $6,846

Is Hartnell College a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better view of what Hartnell College offers and if it might be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Hartnell College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Hartnell College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Hartnell College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Hartnell College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Hartnell College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Hartnell College.

Based on this information, how does Hartnell College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Hartnell College a good school for you?

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Where is Hartnell College?

Hartnell College is located in the small town setting of Salinas, California, in the suburbs of San Jose.

If you would like to see Hartnell College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 1 to Salinas, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Monterey Peninsula.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Hartnell College and Salinas are like without leaving home.

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College Info

411 Central Avenue Salinas, CA 93901

Campus Setting: Small Town

Hartnell College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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Hartnell College ACT Scores

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Hartnell College SAT Scores

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Hartnell College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$1,420

In State

$8,960

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$1,400
$8,940
Fees
$20
$20
Housing
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Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Hartnell College is like? There are approximately 8,754 students enrolled at Hartnell College. 39% percent of students attend school full-time.

39%

Full Time

61%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,754

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$1,420

Out-of-State

$8,960

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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