Founded in 1968, Hillsborough Community College is now the ninth largest of Florida's 28 member community college system. HCC is a public, state supported college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. HCC aims for a high-quality learning environment that prepares its students to excel in Academics and Athletics as leaders in a global economy. The 2013-2014 student athlete graduation rate was 85%.
EADA- Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act
Hillsborough Community College is required by the United States Department of Education to collect information and provide to Congress a report on financial and statistical information on men’s and women’s collegiate sports. The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act is designed to make current and prospective students aware of the school’s commitment to providing equitable athletic opportunities for its men and women students. The Department of Education has provided a web site http://ope.ed.gov/athletics/. This site provides data from thousands of colleges and universities in a convenient searchable form.The link directly to Hillsborough Community College information follows: http://ope.ed.gov/athletics/Index.aspx. Click on Get data for one institution, type in Hillsborough Community College under Name of Institution and click on SEARCH.