Hudson County Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,576
2022 Average Net Price
$5,377
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
4.2%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
6,683
52.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
17.4%
278 Graduates

About

Hudson County Community College is a higher education institution located in Hudson County, NJ. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Hudson County Community College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (271 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (129 degrees), and Registered Nursing (109 degrees).

In 2022, 1,280 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hudson County Community College. 62.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (668 degrees), 3.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (177 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hudson County Community College is $3,576, which is $−4,536 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Hudson County Community College is $3,576, which is $−4,536 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,377.

In 2022, 92% of undergraduate students attending Hudson County Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,576
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Hudson County Community College was $3,576. The cost of tuition at Hudson County Community College is $−4,536 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$5,377
2022 Value
3.82%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Hudson County Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,377. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Hudson County Community College grew by 3.82%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,920
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hudson County Community College was of $10,920 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Hudson County Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 24.3% with respect to 2021, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.2%
2019 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Hudson County Community College was 4.2%, which represents 27 out of the 643 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Hudson County Community College had a total enrollment of 6,683 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Hudson County Community College is 3,495 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,188. This means that 52.3% of students enrolled at Hudson County Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hudson County Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.5% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 12.3% White, 7.53% Asian, 1.89% Two or More Races, 0.374% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.209% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Hudson County Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (35.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (23.1%) and Black or African American Female (7.41%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hudson County Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,683 students. The full-time enrollment at Hudson County Community College is 3,495 and the part-time enrollment is 3,188. This means that 52.3% of students enrolled at Hudson County Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Hudson County Community College was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Hudson County Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,639 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    840 enrolled students
  3. White
    822 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Hudson County Community College is 54.5% Hispanic or Latino, 12.6% Black or African American, 12.3% White, 7.53% Asian, 1.89% Two or More Races, 0.374% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.209% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 571 students (8.54%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 312 more women than men received degrees from Hudson County Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Hudson County Community College is hispanic or latino (668 degrees awarded). There were 3.77 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (177 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Hudson County Community College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (271 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (129 degrees) and Registered Nursing (109 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Hudson County Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (35 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (77 degrees), and Protective Services (89 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hudson County Community College are Software developers (562,735 people), Other managers (211,953 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (164,911 people), Police officers (145,037 people), and Computer occupations, all other (128,056 people).

The most specialized majors at Hudson County Community College in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (35 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (77 degrees), Protective Services (89 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (271 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (104 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hudson County Community College are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Hudson County Community College are Language & Linguistics (35 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (77 degrees), Protective Services (89 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (271 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (104 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hudson County Community College are Computer Systems Design (624,468 people), Elementary & secondary schools (386,196 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (360,911 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (218,659 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (203,259 people).

The most specialized majors at Hudson County Community College are Language & Linguistics (35 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (77 degrees), Protective Services (89 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (271 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (104 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Hudson County Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 271 degrees awarded
  2. 129 degrees awarded
  3. 109 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Hudson County Community College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 271 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

484
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
796
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 484 degrees were awarded to men at Hudson County Community College, which is 0.608 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (796).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 70 degrees were awarded to men at Hudson County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.348 times less than the 201 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 201 degrees were awarded to men at Hudson County Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.87 times more than the 70 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 6% of students graduating from Hudson County Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (39.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Hudson County Community College is Female and Asian (39.2% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.47% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    668 degrees awarded
  2. White
    177 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    156 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hudson County Community College is hispanic or latino (668 degrees awarded). There were 3.77 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (177 degrees).

6.41% of degree recipients (82 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    431 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    237 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    107 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Hudson County Community College is hispanic or latino female (431 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (237 degrees).

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Operations

Hudson County Community College employs 31 Assistant professors, 28 Instructors and 14 Professors. Most academics at Hudson County Community College are Female Instructor (18), Male Assistant professor (17), and Female Assistant professor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hudson County Community College are: Management, with 92 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 75 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 47 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $31.2M - Federal
  2. $8.56M - State
  3. $192k - Local

As of 2022, Hudson County Community College received $31.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.56M from state grants and contracts, and $192k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$34.4M
2022 Salaries
6.5%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Hudson County Community College paid a median of $34.4M in salaries, a 6.5% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.85M
Instructional Salaries
94
Number of Employees

In 2022, Hudson County Community College paid a total of $6.85M to 94 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
31 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
92 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hudson County Community College were Assistant professor with 31 employees, Instructor with 28 employees, and Professor with 14 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hudson County Community College were Management with 92 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 75 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 47 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Instructor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hudson County Community College was Female Instructor with 18 employees, Male Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Hudson County Community College.

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