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Hill College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 7,143
  • In-District:*
  • 40.8%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 25.2%
  • Full-time:**
  • 41.0%
  • Female:
  • 53.5%
  • Male:
  • 46.5%
  • Anglo:
  • 79.3%
  • Hispanic:
  • 13.2%
  • African American:
  • 5.1%
  • Asian:
  • 0.8%
  • Native American:
  • 0.6%
  • International:
  • 0.8%
  • Other:
  • 0.3%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

Dr. Sheryl Smith Kappus, President
112 Lamar Drive
Hillsboro, Texas 76645
(254) 582-2555

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $53.94

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $69.94

Program Description

Hill College offers both university transfer and career/technical programs.

University Transfer: For students interested in obtaining a four-year degree, Hill College offers the first two years leading to degrees in liberal arts, the sciences and mathematics, business, education, computer science and technology and many technical areas.

Hill College offers dual admission agreements with eight universities: Texas Wesleyan University, Sam Houston State University, the University of Texas (UT)-Arlington, UT-Dallas, Tarleton State University, the University of North Texas, Stephen F. Austin State University, and Texas Tech University. Hill College also has articulation agreements with most universities in Texas, and participates in Texas Two-Step programs, which encourage technical students to transfer to a four-year institution, with UT-Arlington, UT-Brownsville, Midwestern University and Tarleton State University.

Career and Technical Education: Hill College offers numerous and varied options in technical education, including an echocardiogram technician program; an online Fire Science curriculum; licensed vocational nurse (LVN) and registered nurse (RN) training, as well as a partnership with UT-Arlington to offer a bachelor of science in nursing program on campus; and welding technology. In addition, a Radiation Protection Technology curriculum that has been submitted for approval will provide training for nuclear power plant technicians and health care institution workers.

Total Degrees and Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 490
  • Associates:
  • 226
  • Certificates:
  • 264

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas four-year institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only7840.6%26780.9%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)6232.3%154.5%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)3216.7%30.9%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)94.7%154.5%
Not Found115.7%309.1%
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