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Public 2 Year

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

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Overview

Enrollment

2,345
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College overview
Location Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Online pennhighlands.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Small Suburban
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is a public institution that emphasizes accessibility and affordable post-secondary education. Established in 1994, this college sets its academic focus on associate degree programs and certificate offerings designed to facilitate immediate workforce entry or transfer to four-year institutions. With a campus environment that prioritizes learning and personal growth, Pennsylvania Highlands does not provide on-campus housing, catering primarily to commuter students from the surrounding regions. Set within a small city atmosphere, it offers proximity to the amenities of Pittsburgh, roughly 70 miles to the west. The college is known for a variety of academic programs, including Business Management, Criminal Justice, and Allied Health. As an open-enrollment institution, it maintains a non-selective admissions policy, making higher education reachable for a diverse student population. Pennsylvania Highlands does not have an emphasis on athletics and therefore lacks notable sports programs or team names.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  643 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,702 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $6,660 plus fees of $2,160.

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

$4,650
In District Costs for Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$2,160
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $5,000
Other Expenses Budget$1,500
Total One Year Cost$15,310

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition

$6,660
In State Costs for Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$2,160
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $5,000
Budget for Other Expenses$1,500
Total One Year Cost$17,320

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years

$29,000 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

Data Not Available

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Pennsylvania Highlands Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Health Professions 20%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 14%
Engineering Technology 10%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=414911 IPEDS survey data for Pennsylvania Highlands Community College.

Current students may use the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.