College at a Glance | HCC

College at a Glance

Get to know Henderson Community College.

Welcome to The Hill!

HCC has a long history in our area. Founded in 1960 as the University of Kentucky Northwest Center and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), we're here to help prepare you for success. Whether that's by easily transferring to one of our four-year partners or getting started in a rewarding career right away!

As a part of KCTCS, HCC provides our community with life-long learning experiences and cultural programs by offering:


An HCC education is a smart financial choice! Tuition costs are the lowest in the state, especially for Kentucky residents, plus we offer a range of scholarships, grants and loans. A college education is an excellent investment in your future. A degree or certificate from HCC will pay off with higher salaries, better professional opportunities, and personal satisfaction.

Learning Centered

As a "Learning College" it is our goal to ask ourselves how everything we do affects learning. At HCC, you ll be challenged to work hard as you become part of the learning process lead by our caring and experienced faculty and staff. You ll quickly discover "The Hill" is a welcoming place where you know many of your classmates and instructors by name. We care about you and your needs and want to assist you on your path to lifelong learning in any way we can.

Academic Programs

Henderson Community College awards associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in 16 areas of study, including Nursing, Agriculture, Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Information Technology and more!


HCC’s faculty and staff care deeply about the person and professional success of Henderson Community College students. College leaders also care about your success. Please contact a Cabinet member if you have questions or concerns that can’t be addressed by your instructor, the Division Chair over your classes, or the Start Center staff.

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