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Herkimer County Community College

Herkimer, NY 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate72%
Acceptance Rate72%

About Herkimer County Community College

Herkimer County Community College Overview

Herkimer County Community College is a public, state school in the rural setting of Herkimer, New York. Herkimer County Community College was founded in 1966 and now enrolls around 2,236 students a year, including 2,236 undergrad students. Herkimer County Community College ensures on-campus housing for up to 600 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is September 1.

Student Involvement at Herkimer County Community College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Herkimer County Community College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Herkimer County Community College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Herkimer County Community College does not have any greek life opportunties.

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

2022 Herkimer County Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 72%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.7
In-State Tuition $5,116
Out-of-State $8,000

Is Herkimer County Community College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer look at what Herkimer County Community College offers and if the college could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Herkimer County Community College

The university admitted 72% of all applicants in 2021. Last year, 2,025 students applied to Herkimer County Community College and 1,462 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Herkimer County Community 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.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Herkimer County Community College, around 59% return for the next year. 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 Herkimer County Community College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Herkimer County Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Herkimer County Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Herkimer County Community College

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 Herkimer County Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

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

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Herkimer County Community College.

Based on this information, does Herkimer County Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Herkimer County Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Herkimer County Community College Located?

Herkimer County Community College is located in the rural setting of Herkimer, New York, less than an hour from Syracuse.

If you are interested in seeing Herkimer County Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take New York State Thruway to Herkimer, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Syracuse Hancock International Airport.

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

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College Info

100 Reservoir Road Herkimer, NY 13350

Campus Setting: Rural

Herkimer County Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Herkimer County Community College is Sep 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Herkimer County Community College is Sep 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Herkimer County Community College ACT Scores

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Herkimer County Community College SAT Scores

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Herkimer County Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$18,176

In State

$21,160

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,016
$8,000
Fees
$990
$990
Housing
$12,170
$12,170
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Herkimer County Community College is like? There are approximately 2,236 students enrolled at Herkimer County Community College. 53% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from NY and 4% percent of students are from other states.

53%

Full Time

46%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,236

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

72%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,006

Out-of-State

$8,990

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Sep 1
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