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Study at Hillsborough Community College

Hillsborough Community College is a public 2-year college with 5 campuses throughout Florida. The locations of the university campuses include MacDill AFB, Ybor City, Plant City, Dale Mabry and Brandon. HCC offers Enrolment to more than 40, 000 students, and was established in 1968. The university offers:

  • Associate in Arts Degree
  • Associate in Science Degree
  • College Credit Certificates
  • Health Science Programs
  • Postsecondary Adult Vocational Programs
  • Technical Programs
  • Technical Programs Job Placement Rates
The university has men's volleyball, tennis, softball and basketball teams, and women's basketball and softball teams. American author Geoffrey Giuliano graduated from HCC.

Profile of Hillsborough Community College

Hillsborough Community College is in a large city, in Tampa, FL. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Hillsborough Community College earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at the school include security and law enforcement and liberal arts.

Hillsborough Community College Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as Hillsborough Community College offers open admission. The school attracts a fair number of students from out of state.


Some professors at Hillsborough Community College are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 22, 621 students (12, 487 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Hillsborough Community College, a public, comprehensive institution of higher education, empowers students to excel through its superior teaching and service in an innovative learning environment. "

Hillsborough Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 558liberal arts and sciences
Security and Law Enforcement509fire-fighting, criminal justice and police, security and loss prevention, corrections, criminal justice and administration, forensic science, fire protection tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine400registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Medical Support and Technology159radiation therapist, opticianry, nuclear medical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, respiratory care tech, dental hygienist, mental health services tech, dental assistant, . . .
Business and Management90business management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, accounting and related services, operations management, management information systems, marketing, MIS
Construction Trades57electrician, plumbing, pipefitting, carpentry
Engineering Technician55architectural engineering tech, drafting, computer systems tech, electronics tech, biomedical tech, environmental control tech, water quality and recycling tech, manufacturing tech
Computer Science and Engineering38systems analyst, computer services management, computer applications programming
Mechanics and Repair28autobody repair, communications install and repair, HVAC
Law27legal assistant
Family and Social Work17child care management, child care provider, adult development and aging
office and Administration17executive secretary
Medical administration14medical records tech
Education and Teaching12education of hearing impaired
Hospitality8hospitality management, restaurant and food services management
Therapy and Counselling5community health services
Photography and Commercial Art4cinematography
Cooking and Culinary Arts2restaurant and catering management
Agricultural Science and Management2aquaculture
Media1radio and TV tech
Production Trades1sheet metal tech
Landscaping and Horticulture0landscaping
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0dietitian assistant

Contact: Hillsborough Community College

Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive

Tampa, FL 33606

General Phone: (813) 253-7000


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