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Howard College

  • Big Spring, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 61%39%
    student ratio
  • 4,103
    total students
  • $3,030 | $4,540
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • Not Reported
    acceptance rate
  • Non-competitive
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agriculture
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Ornamental Horticulture
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer and Information Sciences Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Programming
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Personal and culinary services
    • Cosmetology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Middle School Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Foreign Language Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Reading Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Science Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Technical Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Occupations Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • History Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Education Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Industrial Production Technologies Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Drafting and Design Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Child Development
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Rhetoric and Composition
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Behavioral Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminal Justice/Safety
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminal Justice/Police Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Social Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mechanic and repair technologies
    • Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Art
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Dental Hygiene
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Information/Medical Records Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Information/Medical Records Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Radiologic Technology/Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business/Commerce
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled4,103
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 31st Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 31st Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$3,030
    • Out-of-state tuition *$4,540
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$212.00
    • Room and board *$4,180.00
    • Room only *$1,400.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredDeferred paymentsDeferred payments and Installments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students4,103
    • Male Student Percentage39%
    • Female Student Percentage61%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/LatinoNot Reported
    • Black or African AmericanNot Reported
    • White or CaucasianNot Reported
    • American Indian or Alaska NativeNot Reported
    • AsianNot Reported
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • UnknownNot Reported
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state StudentsNot Reported

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 8%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association, Mexican-American Student Association, Baptist Student Ministries
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division X Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Softball No No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Softball Yes Division X Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty243
    • Full-time Percentage59%
    • Part-time Percentage41%
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio14:1 or 2,458 students to 177 faculty

Location & Contact

Howard College

1001 Birdwell Lane
Big Spring, TX 79720
USA

Ms.TaNeal Richardson

Assistant Registrar

Phone: 432-264-5105
Fax: 432-264-5604
Email: trichardson@howardcollege.edu



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