Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
Johnstown, PA 15904-2949

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,655
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $9,150 and in-state students paid $6,090.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$4,564
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$6,090
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$9,150
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 91% of Pennsylvania Highlands Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 57% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,979 (which is 8.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College in 2016-2017, was 138, which is 62% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,361 (which is 4.3% below the national average.)

$3,979
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,361
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
91%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College has enrolled a total of 2,655 students (801 students full-time and 1,854 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,655 students, 52 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 174 students for distance studies.

2,655
Total Enrollment
52
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 81%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Black/African American: 5%

Two or more races: 3%

Hispanic: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 21% 186
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 20% 176 0
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 14% 124 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 5% 42
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 39
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 20
Education 2% 16 0
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 2% 16
Psychology 2% 16
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 2% 14

Graduation & Dropout Rates

29%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Pennsylvania Highlands Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

19%
Still enrolled
27%
Dropout rate
25%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$36,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Pennsylvania Highlands Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,000. Last year, out of the total 817 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 768 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 784 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 706 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $36,000 $41,700
Employment Rate 94% 90%
Total Graduates 817 784

Campus Location

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