Howard Community College, Columbia (HCC)

Columbia, MD

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Howard Community College, Columbia

Howard Community College, Columbia

Howard Community College, Columbia Student Essentials

Howard Community College, Columbia Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Dragons
Website: www.howardcc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $6,833
Out-of-State Tuition: $8,183
Retention Rate: 66%
Enrollment: 14,149
Year Established: 1969

About HCC

Students at Howard Community College may obtain a traditional two-year degree or certificate, enhance career skills or enroll in a distinctive program designed for transfer to prestigious universities.

Located in Columbia, Maryland, Howard Community College’s associate’s degrees and career certificates are offered through eight distinctive departments which include arts and humanities, teacher education, mathematics and health sciences.

Students at Howard may receive a degree or certificate leading to careers in Respiratory Therapy, Nursing, Web Design and Accounting, among many others. They may also obtain an academic degree leading to four-year university transfer.

One of Howard’s more outstanding offerings is the Academic Enrichment program. Through this program, students engage in rigorous, honors-level academics designed for transfer to prestigious four-year universities.

Howard also has continuing education, distance learning classes and courses for international students.

For Howard faculty there is the Teaching and Learning Institute, through which Howard instructors may advance skills, knowledge and technological proficiency.

Student services provide comprehensive support including career-planning, job fairs, assistance for single parents, tutoring and learning assistance and mental health counseling.

Financial aid is available through loans, grants and other sources to those who qualify. Contact Howard Community College for more details.

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HCC Map & Location

Howard Community College, Columbia
10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21044


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Getting Around HCC

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Columbia, MD

Winter
Dec
46
29
Jan
42
25
Feb
46
27
Spring
Mar
55
35
Apr
66
44
May
75
55
Summer
Jun
84
64
Jul
88
69
Aug
87
68
Fall
Sep
79
60
Oct
68
48
Nov
58
38

HCC Students

Total Students 14,149

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 7%
  • African American: 28%
  • Caucasian: 47%
  • Asian: 12%
  • Unknown and Other: 5%
Latino 7%
African American 28%
Caucasian 47%
Asian 12%
Unknown and Other 5%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 26%
Part-Time 74%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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