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Holyoke Community College

Holyoke, MA 2-Year Public
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About Holyoke Community College

Holyoke Community College Overview

Holyoke Community College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Holyoke Community College was founded in 1946 and enrolls 3,744 undergrads and no graduate students.

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

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

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Holyoke Community College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

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

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

2022 Holyoke Community 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 $576
Out-of-State $5,520

Is Holyoke Community College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better sense of what Holyoke Community College offers and if the college seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Holyoke Community 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.

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 Holyoke Community College Grads

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

Recent Holyoke Community College grads have an average starting salary of $38,888 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Holyoke Community 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 2022, the total market value of Holyoke Community College's endowment was $18 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Holyoke 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 Holyoke 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 financial 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Holyoke Community College.

Based on this information, how does Holyoke Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Holyoke Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Holyoke Community College?

Holyoke Community College is located in the small town setting of Holyoke, Massachusetts.

If you want to see Holyoke Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take I-91, I-90 to Holyoke, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bradley International.

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

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College Info

303 Homestead Avenue Holyoke, MA 01040-1099

Campus Setting: Small Town

Holyoke Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

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

Holyoke Community College ACT Scores

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Holyoke Community College SAT Scores

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Holyoke Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$8,250

In State

$14,430

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$720
$6,900
Fees
$5,930
$5,930
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
$1,600
$1,600

Student Life

Wondering what life at Holyoke Community College is like? There are approximately 3,744 students enrolled at Holyoke Community College. 34% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from MA and 2% percent of students are from other states.

34%

Full Time

66%

Part Time

98%

In State

2%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,744

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,650

Out-of-State

$12,830

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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