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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.

5,401 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.

HVCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#39 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Construction Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular Electrical & Power Transmission Installers Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Health Sciences & Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Construction Trades Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Dental Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#53 Most Popular Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

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
Website: www.hvcc.edu

Can I Afford HVCC?

$4,800 In-State Tuition
33% Take Out Loans
10.1% 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 $1,162 $1,462
Books and Supplies $1,500 $1,500

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At HVCC, approximately 33% of students took out student loans averaging $4,245 a year. That adds up to $16,980 over four years for those students.

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

Hudson Valley Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,401 Full-Time Undergraduates
42% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,416 undergraduate students at HVCC, with 5,401 being full-time and 5,015 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 5,401 full-time undergraduates at HVCC, 58% are male and 42% 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 349
Black or African American 646
Hispanic or Latino 467
White 3,578
International Students 35
Other Races/Ethnicities 326

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

1,158 Took All Classes Online
3,448 Took At Least One Class Online
-0.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,448 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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of HVCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Hudson Valley Community College was -0.3%. This is the #1,770 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially 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
Dental Assisting/Assistant 12%
Dental Support Services 6%

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

Major Growth Rate Rank
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician #2
Dental Assisting/Assistant #7
Dental Support Services #35
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary #35
Allied Health Professions #91
Health & Medical Administrative Services #293

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 106 0 106
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 12 26 38
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 37 0 37
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 36 0 36
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 33 0 33
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 20 7 27
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 23 0 23
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 21 0 21
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 18 2 20
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 19 0 19
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 17 0 17
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 17 17
Surgical Technology/Technologist 13 3 16
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 16 16
General Funeral Service & Mortuary Science 16 0 16
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 15 0 15
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 15 0 15
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician 12 0 12
Lineworker 0 11 11
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 10 0 10
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician 0 8 8
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology 7 0 7
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 0 7 7
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 7 0 7
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology/Technician 0 6 6
Polysomnography 6 0 6
Energy Management & Systems Technology/Technician 5 0 5
Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology 5 0 5
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling 2 3 5
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist 4 0 4
General Health & Wellness 4 0 4
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/Technician 0 0 0
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 0 0 0
Other Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians 0 0 0
Solar Energy Technology/Technician 0 0 0
Other Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services 0 0 0
Radiologic Technology 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 463 106 569

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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