Hudson County Community College

Jersey City, NJ 07306
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Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is located in Jersey City, New Jersey. HCCC was established back in 1974 and currently serves more than 9,000 students. This public community college allows students to pursue various associate’s degree opportunities and there is also a large number of vocational certificate programs. The large variety that this school offers its students really makes it easy for just about anyone to find his or her preferred academic path. HCCC even offers a robust online learning experience for students who would like to take advantage of it.

The HCCC nursing program has two main programs that will educate nurses to become successful members of the medical community by teaching nursing theory and practical skills. There is the practical nursing program that will lead to a certificate and the registered nursing program that will lead to an associate’s degree. The nursing program at HCCC is fully approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing and is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).Graduates of the nursing program will be properly prepared to take the NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN licensure exam.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students8,864
Student to Faculty Ratio35:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate58%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 17 47
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 11
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1981 - 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).

Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

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$135/credit
In State Students$270/credit
Out of State Students$399/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 $6,075 $12,150 $17,955
ADN 70 $9,450 $18,900 $27,930
BSN 125 $16,875 $33,750 $49,875
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, 81% of Hudson County 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 77% $4,533
Other Federal Grant 10% $232
State Grant & Scholarships 36% $2,067
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 2% $3,689
Federal Student Loans 6% $4,745
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$7,275
$30,001 to $48,000$7,554
$48,001 to $75,000$10,492
$75,001 to $110,000$11,685
Over $110,000$10,326

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Jersey state board of nursing.
Hudson County Community College
70 Sip Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

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