Howard Community College

About Howard Community College
General Information
Academic Programs
Admission Requirements
Majors and Degree Programs
Tuition and Fees

About Howard Community College

Howard Community College creates an environment that inspires learning and the lifelong pursuit of personal and professional goals. The college provides open access and innovative learning systems to respond to the ever-changing needs and interests of a diverse and dynamic community. As a vital partner, HCC is a major force in the intellectual, cultural and economic life of its community.

Also Known As:

HCC, Howard County Community College, Howrad Community College, HCCC, Howard County College, Columbia Community College, Howard College

General Information


10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, Maryland 21044-3197
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Phone Numbers

General Info: (410) 772-4800
Financial Aid Office: (410) 772-4912
Addmissions Office: (410) 772-4856

Type of College

Public, 2-year


Academic Programs

Special Learning Opportunities (ROTC, Teacher Certification, Distance Learning, Study abroad, Weekend Evening)
Student Services (Counseling service, employment services, placement services, day care)
Credit Accepted (Dual credit, AP credits):
Dual Credit
Religious Affiliation: none
Federal Aid:
Undergraduate Student Age:

Admission Requirements

Open admissions policy: Yes
Undergraduate application fee: 25
Secondary School GPA: N/A
Secondary School Rank: N/A
Secondary School Record: N/A
Completion of college-preparatory program: N/A
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): N/A

Majors and Degree Programs

Applied Horticulture/Horticultural Operations, General X
Arts Management X
Business Administration/Management X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Business/Commerce, General (New) X
Business/Managerial Operations, Other X
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist X X
Chemistry Teacher Education X
Child Care & Support Services Management (New) X X
Commercial & Advertising Art X
Commercial Photography X
Communications Studies/Speech Communication & Rhetoric X
Computer & Information Sciences, General X
Computer Systems Networking & Telecommunications (New) X X
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology X X
Drafting & Design Technology/Technician, General X X
Early Childhood Education & Teaching X
Education, General X
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X X
Elementary Education & Teaching X
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (Paramedic) X X
Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other X X
Engineering, General X
General Studies X X
Health & Medical Administrative Services, Other X
Liberal Arts & Sciences/Liberal Studies X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Nursing - Registered Nurse Training (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) X
Physics Teacher Education X
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager X X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Transportation/Transportation Management (New) X X

Tuition and Fees

In-state: $6343.00
Out-of-state: $7693.00
Books and supplies: $1000.00
Total Expense In State On Campus: $7343.00
Total Expense In State Off Campus: $20397.00
Total Expense In State Off Campus with Family: $16089.00
Total Expense Out of State On Campus: $8693.00
Total Expense Out of State Off Campus: $21747.00
Total Expense Out of State Off Campus with Family: $17439.00

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