Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown, MD 21742
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Hagerstown Community College is located in Hagerstown, Maryland. This school was established in 1946, and it offers students many different academic opportunities. There are a plethora of different credit-related courses. The school also has several non-credit courses that are focused on skill-building and professional development. Students in the community have been getting a great education at Hagerstown Community College for many decades. The variety of academic programs combined with convenient features such as online courses makes it a perfect fit for many students.

This school has a nursing program that offers students several opportunities, as well. Students will be able to pursue practical nursing courses and registered nursing courses. The registered nursing program also has several special programs to help LPNs, paramedics, and military medics or corpsmen to transition into careers as registered nurses. There are certified nursing assistant and certified medicine aide courses available, as well. All programs at the school are fully accredited by the Maryland State Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Students will be able to learn high-level technical skills while participating in both laboratory and clinical experiences. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Number of Students4,069
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 10 68
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 10
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.1%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1968 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/2012 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
10/01/2012 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$119/credit
In State Students$187/credit
Out of State Students$246/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,355 $8,415 $11,070
ADN 70 $8,330 $13,090 $17,220
BSN 125 $14,875 $23,375 $30,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 75% of Hagerstown Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 39% $3,686
Other Federal Grant 3% $1,719
State Grant & Scholarships 9% $929
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 15% $1,435
Federal Student Loans 37% $4,408
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,529
$30,001 to $48,000$6,366
$48,001 to $75,000$8,678
$75,001 to $110,000$9,914
Over $110,000$10,017

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maryland state board of nursing.
Hagerstown Community College
11400 Robinwood Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21742

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