Hopkinsville Community College

Hopkinsville, KY

Brief Description

Established in 1965, Hopkinsville Community College is one of sixteen two-year, open-admission colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). The main branch is located in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, with an additional branch on the Ft. Campbell Army Base in Kentucky.

The programs offered by Hopkinsville Community College include technical and academic associate degrees; diploma and certificate programs in occupational fields; customized training for specific industries; continuing, adult and developmental education; education to prepare students for baccalaureate studies; and distance learning.

The school is known for its programs in Nursing, Criminal Justice, Business Administration and Office-Systems Technology. These two-year programs prepare students to work in their field of interest, or to further their education at a four-year institution and earn a Bachelor's degree.

Hopkinsville Community College's programs are divided into four categories: Allied Health, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Math and Sciences, and Professional and Technical Studies.

The Allied Health Division offers an AAS in Nursing and a diploma in Practical Nursing, along with courses in Phlebotomy and Nurse Aide. In the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Division, Liberal Arts coursework includes English, Spanish, Music, Art, Philosophy, Religion and Communication. Social Sciences coursework includes Economics, Education, History, Psychology and Sociology. In the Math and Sciences Division, students take coursework in mathematics and sciences to prepare them for the workforce or to continue their education elsewhere. The Professional and Technical Studies offers a variety of specialties ranging from Business Administration and Criminal Justice to Air Conditioning Technology and Welding. The technical programs prepare students for certifications in their fields, and the professional students allow students to enter the workforce or to continue their educations.

Outside of the educational programs, Hopkinsville Community College offers a rich student life, offering activities, organizations and clubs for any interest. These organizations help students stay involved in their interests outside of the classroom, and give back to the college. Some organizations focus on specific academic programs, such as the Criminal Justice organization Pi Gamma Epsilon or Nursing's HKAN, while others are service-oriented, such as Sister-2-Sister and Baptist Campus Ministries.

To help students while they are in school, as well as to help them prepare for their next steps, Hopkinsville Community College offers services such as academic advising, disability assistance, and career services. The experienced, friendly staff will help guide students through their education in order to find success in their fields.

Hopkinsville Community College serves more than 3,700 credit-seeking students each year. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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At A Glance

Total undergraduate enrollment: 2554

Total institution enrollment: 2554

School type: 2-year public

School classification: Associate's Colleges: These institutions offer associate's degree and certificate programs but, with few exceptions, award no baccalaureate degrees.

Campus Location

Main Address

Hopkinsville Community College
720 North Dr
Hopkinsville, KY 42240


(270) 707-3700



Undergraduate Demographics

Male undergraduate population: 41%

Female undergraduate population: 59%

Undergrad visible minorities: No Data

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered: Associate's

Agricultural Production Workers And Management
Business Administration And Management
Child Care Provider / Assistant
Electromechanical Technology / Technician
Executive Assistant / Secretary
Law Enforcement / Police Science
Liberal Arts And Sciences / Liberal Studies
Nursing Rn Training
Social Work