Hocking College: Narrative Description

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3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764-9588
Tel: (740)753-3591; Admissions: (740)753-3591; Fax: (740)753-1452; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.hocking.edu/

Description: State-supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Ohio Board of Regents. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1968. Setting: 1,600-acre rural campus with easy access to Columbus. Endowment: $2.3 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $4084 per student. Total enrollment: 5,250. Students come from 28 states and territories, 3% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 3% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 37% 25 or older, 9% live on campus. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing program. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT I or ACT recommended; nursing exam required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $15. State resident tuition: $3024 full-time. Nonresident tuition: $6048 full-time. Mandatory fees: $3000 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 40 open to all. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, Recycling Club, Unity Board, Alpha Beta Gamma, Native American Club. Major annual events: Paul Bunyan Show, Winterfest. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. 500 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2002-03. Option: coed housing available. Hocking College Learning Resources Center plus 1 other with 19,663 books, 38,766 microform titles, 223 serials, 8,327 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $523,820. 280 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Nelsonville is a small community on the Hocking River. It is easily accessible from all points north and south in Ohio via US route 33. It is 65 miles from Columbus and is serviced by Greyhound bus lines.

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