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Hillsborough Community College Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 16,684 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 1,677 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

58% Women
42% Men


Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $45,000)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $44,844)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 26 - - -
Basketball 14 14 - -
Softball - 26 - -
Tennis - 12 - -
Volleyball - 12 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.6%
Black/non-Hispanic 19.9%
Hispanic 21.9%
Non-resident alien 3.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 4.2%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 46.9%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 4
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 15
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Devon from Lutz, FL
  • 3
  • I didn't live in the housing they offered but a lot of people have said its great because you get to meet everyone because everyone is basically in the same…

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  • David from Lithia, FL
  • 3
  • HCC only has one campus, in Tampa off Dale Mabry, that has housing available for students. Therefore, I would suggest against it if possible since there are other campuses…

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  • M from FL
  • 2
  • Hawks Landing Apartments are fairly new only located at the main campus, Dale Mabry. Some positive aspects about the campus housing are as followed: easy online reservation, fully-furnished, quick campus…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Junior
  • I am a current student here

    They do have a cafeteria area where you could purchase your standard fast foods. They area is maintained very well but, be sure to check out the Culinary Arts for their reservations. The Culinary Arts program will give you a fine dining experience with little money.

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  • 2
  • Nikayla from Riverview, FL
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    After visiting the Plant City campus the area seems to draw to the college prospects! Lots of small dining areas as well as cheap fast food (broke college kids right?)

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  • 5
  • jayla from hudsonville, mi
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    food and dining is great due to the fact that the college is right in tampa it's right by all of the delicious restaurants down the street with variety of choices. if spending money on fast food/expensive resturaunts isn't for you they do have grocery store to pick out healthy affordable food choices for you and maybe even your roommates.

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  • 4
  • andrea from tampa, fl
  • I am a past student here

    Better than high school lunch, but bringing a homemade lunch is cheaper and probably yummier. The cafeteria is always crowded, but there are tables and benches all over campus; some tables even have solar panel umbrellas to charge your laptop or phone.

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  • 5
  • Karolina from Titusville, FL
  • I am a current student here

    I love the HCC campuses for their food. Big campuses have more of a selection, but they all have little restaurant/cafes in them and they have vending machines scattered around, which have mostly been completely stocked when i've looked at them.

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  • 1
  • Alexis from Tampa, FL
  • I am a current student here

    In the one semester I have attended, I've never tried the food. I see vending machines and I'm pretty sure that the cafeteria would taste like regular cafeteria food.

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  • 2
  • Yarixsa from Homestead, FL
  • I am a current student here

    We do not have an official meal plan here at HCC but what we do have is a cafeteria with Subway and Pizza Hut; however there are cafes in the area that make up for it. Plus we are close to a Walmart and some casual restaurants for days when your feeling fancy.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • K. Rich from Tampa, FL
  • I am a current student here

    The only Greek clubs are not fraternities, nor sororities. Phi Beta Lambda (the Business Club), Psi Beta (Psychology Honors Club), and Phi Beta Kappa (the honor society) are the only Greek letter named clubs.

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  • 0
  • Adam from Lithia, FL
  • I am a current student here

    There are recycle bins in every classroom and outside. Also HCC has been tobacco free for about 1-2 years.

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  • 0
  • John from Tampa, FL
  • I am a current student here

    The campus has a Phi Theta Kappa club(National Honor Society). Costs seventy five dollars to join. Through the Honor Institute you join the Arete club. All Greek clubs require a minimum GPA of 3.5 or higher.

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  • 0
  • HR from Tampa, FL
  • I am a current student here

    Phi Theta Kappa (Honors Society) is the only Greek society on campus. Students who have over a 3.5 GPA may join.

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