Howard College (HC)

Big Spring, TX

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Howard College

Howard College Student Essentials

Howard College Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Hawk
Website: www.howardcollege.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,242
Out-of-State Tuition: $2,132
Retention Rate: 45%
Enrollment: 3,460
Year Established: 1945

About HC

Howard College is a two-year community college offering comprehensive academics and professional training throughout the West Texas Region.

While its main campus is located in Big Spring, Texas, Howard has three additional campuses: Lamesa, San Angelo and Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.

Howard’s career-based associate’s degrees are offered in such fields as Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Services, Computer Technology, Criminal Justice, Teaching and Business.

Associate’s degrees in liberal arts and sciences are also offered, and are designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year school.

For those who want to receive professional training without investing a lot of time, there are professional skills certificates in Business, Esthetic Arts, Nail Technology and Cosmetology.

Howard’s student life includes numerous campus events and activities, and access to academic, religious and cultural clubs, intramural sports, and recreational activities.

Admission is granted to any student who has a high school diploma or GED. An application must be submitted before students may enroll.

Financial aid offerings for eligible students include loans, grants and other sources. Benefits for veterans are also available.

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HC Map & Location

Howard College
1001 Birdwell Lane
Big Spring, TX 79720


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Getting Around HC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Big Spring, TX

Winter
Dec
57
32
Jan
57
31
Feb
62
35
Spring
Mar
69
42
Apr
79
50
May
87
60
Summer
Jun
92
68
Jul
95
71
Aug
94
71
Fall
Sep
87
63
Oct
78
53
Nov
67
41

HC Students

Total Students 3,460

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 41%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 51%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 4%
Latino 41%
African American 4%
Caucasian 51%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 4%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 39%
Part-Time 61%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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