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Hocking College

Nelsonville, OH 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Hocking College

Hocking College Overview

Hocking College is a public, state school in the rural setting of Nelsonville, Ohio. Hocking College was founded in 1968 and enrolls 2,431 undergrads and no graduate students. Hocking College ensures on-campus housing for up to 770 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 65% of students spend their weekends on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Hocking College!

Love music or performing? At Hocking College you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Hocking College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

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

2022 Hocking College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $3,816
Out-of-State $7,632

Is Hocking College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer idea of what Hocking College offers and if the school could be the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Hocking College

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

Approximately 43% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Hocking Collegecome back 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 Outlook Hocking College Graduates

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 Hocking College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Hocking College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Hocking College's endowment was $6.6 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Hocking 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 Hocking 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 asap. 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Hocking College.

Based on this information, does Hocking College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Hocking College a good school for you?

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Where is Hocking College Located?

Hocking College is located in the rural setting of Nelsonville, Ohio, in the suburbs of Columbus.

If you want to see Hocking College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Route 33 to Nelsonville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Port Columbus International.

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

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College Info

3301 Hocking Parkway Nelsonville, OH 45764-9588

Campus Setting: Rural

Hocking College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hocking College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hocking College is Continuous processing.

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

Hocking College ACT Scores

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Hocking College SAT Scores

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Hocking College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$14,594

In State

$18,290

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,696
$7,392
Fees
$2,178
$2,178
Housing
$8,720
$8,720
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Hocking College is like? There are approximately 2,431 students enrolled at Hocking College. 66% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from OH and 7% percent of students are from other states.

66%

Full Time

34%

Part Time

93%

In State

7%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,431

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,874

Out-of-State

$9,570

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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