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Hostos at a Glance
Created by an act of the Board of Higher Education on April 22, 1968; admitted charter class in September 1970
- Professor Isaac Goldemberg
- Professor Charles Rice-González
- Professor Jorge Silva-Puras
- Full-time faculty: 163
- Adjunct professors: 414
- Full and part-time staff: 664
Students (Spring 2014)
- 6,956 total enrollment (Spring 2014), 4,813 Full-time enrollment
- 12,000 registration Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development
- Female: 4,553 (65.5%)
- Male: 2,403 (34.5%)
Student Ethnic/Racial Background
- White 2.1%
- African-America 22.1%
- Latino 59.9%
- Asian/Pacific Islander 3.4%
- Alaskan Native/American Indian 0.3%
- Other/Unknown 12.7%
- Over 25,000
Hostos offers 29 associate degree programs and five certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to CUNY’s four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs.
The College takes pride in its historical role in educating students from diverse ethnic, racial, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, particularly Hispanics and African Americans. An integral part of fulfilling its mission is to provide transitional language instruction for all English-as-a-Second-Language learners along with Spanish/English bilingual education offerings to foster a multicultural environment for all students. Hostos Community College, in addition to offering degree programs, is determined to be a resource to the South Bronx and other communities served by the College by providing continuing education, cultural events, and expertise for the further development of the communities it serves.
The College’s unique “Student Success Coaching Unit” provides students with individualized guidance and exemplifies its emphasis on student support services.
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Continued success of established programs:
For 17 years Hostos has achieved a 100% pass rate for licensure exams in Allied Health Sciences, including radiologic technology and dental hygiene.
I AM HOSTOS
Real estate holdings
Eugenio María de Hostos
Tito Puente Legacy Project
Undergraduate Tuition per semester
Full-time (per semester) $1,575
Hostos Community College
Dr. David Gómez