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Hudson Valley Community College is a public institution located in Troy, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

4,545 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,800 Avg In-State Tuition

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Hudson Valley Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at HVCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#30 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Best Dental Support Services Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#45 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#57 Best Health/Medical Admin Services Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards HVCC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Schools College Factual
#8 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Schools College Factual
#8 Best Electrical & Power Transmission Installers Schools College Factual
#14 Best Construction Trades Schools College Factual
#28 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Schools College Factual
#87 Best Computer Science Schools Computer Science Degree

Where Is Hudson Valley Community College?

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Contact details for HVCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 80 Vandenburgh Ave, Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-629-4822

Can I Afford HVCC?

$4,800 In-State Tuition
29% Take Out Loans
10.8% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time HVCC students paid $200 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $400 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $4,800 $9,600
Fees $1,164 $1,164
Books and Supplies $1,500 $1,500

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At HVCC, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $4,590 a year. That adds up to $18,360 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at HVCC is 10.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Hudson Valley Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,545 Full-Time Undergraduates
46% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,933 undergraduate students at HVCC, with 4,545 being full-time and 4,388 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 4,545 full-time undergraduates at HVCC, 54% are male and 46% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Hudson Valley Community College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 358
Black or African American 479
Hispanic or Latino 352
White 3,062
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 259

Over 32 countries are represented at HVCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Angola.

Online Learning at Hudson Valley Community College

5,429 Took All Classes Online
7,504 Took At Least One Class Online
82.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 7,504 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at HVCC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 21st most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of HVCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Hudson Valley Community College was 82.0%. This is the #393 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at HVCC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of HVCC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health & Medical Administrative Services 25%
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 25%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at HVCC ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at HVCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services #1
Dental Support Services #1
Dental Assisting/Assistant #1
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #7
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary #12
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician #47
Health & Medical Administrative Services #122

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Hudson Valley Community College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation/Installer 87 0 87
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 52 0 52
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 41 0 41
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 14 22 36
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 35 0 35
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 25 0 25
Construction Engineering Technology 13 9 22
Radiologic Technology 21 0 21
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 20 0 20
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 19 19
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology 17 0 17
Surgical Technology 15 1 16
Civil Engineering Technology 14 0 14
Polysomnography 13 0 13
Respiratory Care Therapy 12 0 12
Lineworker 0 11 11
General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science 11 0 11
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 10 0 10
Architectural Engineering Technology 9 0 9
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology 0 9 9
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician 0 9 9
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 7 7
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 6 0 6
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering Technology 5 0 5
General Health & Wellness 4 0 4
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling 1 2 3
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 2 2
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 2 0 2
Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology 1 0 1
Other Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0
Other Construction Trades 0 0 0
Architectural Drafting & Architectural CAD/CADD 0 0 0
General Drafting & Design Technology 0 0 0
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 0 0 0
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Other Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technologies 0 0 0
Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 0 0 0
Cardiopulmonary Technology 0 0 0
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 0 0 0
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapy 0 0 0
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 0 0
Communications Systems Installation & Repair Technology 0 0 0
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician 0 0 0
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant 0 0 0
TOTAL 428 91 519

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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