Henderson Community College

Henderson, KY 42420
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Henderson Community College (HCC) is located in Henderson, Kentucky. The school is a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System. HCC was established back in 1960 and has been offering students in the community in various ways to further their academic pursuits for decades. The school has a plethora of different associate degree avenues that students can pursue. There are many technical and vocational courses as well. These noncredit courses will allow students to earn various diplomas and certificates. As a school that proudly serves over 2,000 students, HCC is committed to providing its students with the best possible college experience.

HCC has robust nursing programs that many students have taken advantage of over the years. The 2-year program will allow students to pursue an associate in applied science degree in nursing. Nursing students who go on to graduate from this program will feel completely prepared for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. The school also offer LPN and CNA programs.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students1,490
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 46
Certificate 3 50
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 97.3%
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/1987 - 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$162/credit
In State Students$162/credit
Out of State Students$567/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 $7,290 $7,290 $25,515
ADN 70 $11,340 $11,340 $39,690
BSN 125 $20,250 $20,250 $70,875
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, 96% of Henderson 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 54% $4,067
Other Federal Grant 4% $833
State Grant & Scholarships 84% $1,644
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 39% $1,783
Federal Student Loans 13% $4,324
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$4,082
$30,001 to $48,000$4,444
$48,001 to $75,000$6,052
$75,001 to $110,000$6,855
Over $110,000$8,616

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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 Kentucky state board of nursing.
Henderson Community College
2660 S Green St
Henderson, KY 42420

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