About HJC

Since 1936, HJC has offered accessible higher education for the high school graduates and working adults of West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio. Today, our affordable, career-focused programs are available on campus and online to help change the lives of learners everywhere.


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Our Mission

At HJC, we’re committed to providing a comprehensive, high-value, and accessible education to support the academic and career journeys of students based in Huntington, W.Va. and globally.

How We Do It


As we are an open admissions institution, anyone with a high school diploma or GED is eligible to enroll in on-campus, virtual, and/or online programs.

Academic Support

We provide local and online students with strong support and guidance to help ensure their success.

Career Services

Students have access to many forms of career development support, including lifelong job placement assistance.


Emphasis on access and affordability without sacrificing academic quality

Career-focused programs prepare students for in-demand fields

Institutional accreditation to support transfers to 4-year universities

Launch Your Career

Whatever your dream for a better life, a 2-year degree from Huntington Junior College will help you make it a reality. Get started today!

Financial Aid

Learn how to obtain a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID) and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


Learn how to create a MyHJC applicant account, which will be your student portal once you’re enrolled, and what to expect.