Henderson Community College


Highest Degree Offered: Associates

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Kentucky


Henderson Community College offers a high-quality, targeted education to meet the professional and personal goals of all Kentuckians.

In the fall of 1960, the Northwest Center of the University of Kentucky opened its doors for the first time to 256 Henderson, Union, and Webster County residents. In 1964, the Northwest Center became Henderson Community College (HCC), a charter member of the University of Kentucky Community College System.

HCC currently enrolls more than 2200 students in academic, technical and transfer programs and provides training for more than 4,000 citizens through its continuing education program.

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1940

Undergraduate Students: 1940
Faculty: 47

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 41:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 41:1

Contact Information

2660 S Green St
Henderson Kentucky 42420

Website: http://www.hencc.kctcs.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 270-827-1867

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Brenda Knight
Registrar, Admissions & Student Affairs

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Minimum GPA for Applying:
An applicant who has previously attended an accredited college or university which awards degrees at the associate level or higher and who has an overall grade-point average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in all course work attempted will be accepted for admission.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:
Applicants should submit results of the American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT). Applicants who have not taken the ACT or SAT must complete the COMPASS or ASSET placement examination administered by any college of KCTCS.

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:
While orientation isn't required of transfer students, we recommend transfer students attend so you can learn the policies and procedures at Henderson Community College.

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Transfer Statistics

Transfer-Out Rate for Community Colleges:

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Tuition and Fees – In-State:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Through the offerings of federal and state grants, work-study opportunities, loan programs, scholarships and payment plans, students are able to obtain the education they desire.

Special Programs


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