9,726
Students
Financial aid thermometer
3,871
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
100
100%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Howard Community College is a 2-year institution located in Columbia, MD, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD  21044-3197
United States
Contact Aaron Alder
Assistant Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@howardcc.edu
Phone: 443-518-4599
Fax: 443-518-4589

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Graphics Checkmark
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Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography And Ultrasound Technology Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training Checkmark
Medical Administrative Assistant And Medical Secretary Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Physical Therapy Technology Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,661
Applied
2,661
Accepted
9,726
Enrolled
100%

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,780
In-state
8,280
Out-of-state
4,140
In-district
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Fees

779
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

3,871
Avg. Financial Aid Package
4,024
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
0
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,525
Avg. Loan Aid
1,288
Avg. Grant Aid
4,032
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
93% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
22%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
0%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,726
Total undergrad students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.27%
Black or African American 30.53%
White or Caucasian 35.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 13.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.26%
Two or more races 5.13%
Other 3.65%

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Welcome Carnival, Club Rush and Transfer/Career Fairs

Student Services

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More services
wellness center

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Phi Theta Kappa, Nursing Club, Black Leadership Organization, Student Newspaper and Student Government Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Track And Field No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Checkmark No

Faculty

801
Total Faculty
14:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 199
Part-time - 602
Male - 277
Female - 524