Your willingness to work hard, learn, and grow is all it should take to access a high-value education. That’s why HJC offers open admission and financial assistance to anyone with a high school diploma or GED—to remove any barriers between you and a better life.




(2021 graduates who used HJC placement services)


of students
receive financial aid

(2019-20 academic year*)


hidden fees.
books included in tuition

*Source: IPEDS

Tuition & Fees

Even before financial aid is applied, our full-time tuition rate is less than two-thirds the average cost of comparable colleges, with textbooks included.

Admission Requirements

All you need to be eligible for enrollment is a certified high school transcript or its equivalent (GED).


HJC is proud to be approved by the West Virginia Office of Veterans’ Education and Training to enroll veterans and other eligible persons.

Scholarships & Aid

Our Financial Aid Office will work with you to explore all forms of financial aid you are eligible for, including grants, scholarships, loans, and more.

Retraining Programs

If you are a displaced worker needing retraining or have a have a disability affecting employment, you may be eligible for assistance.

What to Do Next

For most students, there are two applications to complete: one for financial aid, and one for admission. You can apply for financial aid at any time, even before you apply for admission.


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.