Hellenic is a private, church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 52-acre campus is located in Brookline, three miles from downtown Boston.

Website: www.hchc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
92
Undergraduate
Students
(40.2%) 37 Women
(59.8%) 55 Men
101
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
65% of 68 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
23 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
See more

Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$39,282
Tuition and Fees
$22,490
Room and Board
$16,192
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
See more

Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
20
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 62% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
See more

Campus Life

Brookline Population
58,732
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
71% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
See more

Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
0.0% Black/African-American
4.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.2% White
11.6% Unknown
International Students
6.5% from 2 countries
First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
See more

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 2  
Science 2  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies 2  
History 2  
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required August 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
50 Goddard Avenue
City, State, Zip
Brookline, MA 02445-7496
Phone
(617) 850-1260
Fax
(617) 232-7819
E-mail
admissions@hchc.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
65% of 68 applicants were admitted
Women
58% of 33 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 35 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
35 (80%) of 44 admitted students enrolled
Women
10 (53%) of 19 admitted students enrolled
Men
25 (100%) of 25 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.40
3.75 and Above
19%
3.50 - 3.74
6%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
12%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
23 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$39,282
Tuition and Fees
$22,490
Room and Board
$16,192
Books and Supplies
$600
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning -100
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002154
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found to Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Not reported
Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found to Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
Need-Based Gift
Not reported
Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Religion/Biblical Studies
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Theology/Theological Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
 
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
20
Part-Time Faculty
30
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Not reported
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 62% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 100% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
64,465
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
35
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
None

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Brookline Population
58,732
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Campus Size
52 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.6 average low in January, 76.3 average high in September
Rain
127 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Brookline

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing
Students in College Housing
71% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
29%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Not offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, student newspaper, campus activities board, student government association, intramural sports
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
92
Women
37 (40.2%)
Men
55 (59.8%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
91
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
0.0% Black/African-American
4.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.2% White
11.6% Unknown
International Students.
6.5% from 2 countries
Average Age
22
All Graduate Students
101

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
81.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
40.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
45.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
45.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Theology 30%

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2019 Peterson's, a Nelnet company. All rights reserved."