Holyoke Community College

303 Homestead Ave 
Holyoke MA 1040 

(413) 552-2001

Holyoke Community College

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Holyoke Community College
Holyoke Community College logo.svg
Established 1946
Type Community
Endowment $5.2 million[1]
President William F. Messner
Students ~9,000
Location Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Coordinates: 42°11'40.35?N 72°39'0.87?W? / ?42.1945417°N 72.6502417°W? / 42.1945417; -72.6502417
Campus Suburban
Nickname HCC
Mascot Cougars
HCC main entrance to campus

Holyoke Community College (HCC) is a state-funded public two-year community college located in Holyoke, Massachusetts. It offers associate degrees as well as a transfer program for students to earn credits for transfer to other colleges. HCC currently offers more than 100 associate degree and certificate options, as well as adult basic education/GED programs, education and training for business and industry, and noncredit community education classes. Among the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, HCC has highest number of students transferring to four-year colleges and universities and awards the second highest number of associate degrees and certificates.[citation needed]

HCC is located on a 135-acre (0.55 km2) campus, and has satellite locations throughout the Pioneer Valley.

Sources: Google Maps, The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Wikipedia, Yahoo! Answers

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