Howard Community College

Howard Community College, an award-winning two-year institution on a 120-acre wooded campus in Columbia, offers a range of instructional programs, cultural arts events, student activities and athletics, and business training. Small class size provides individualized attention. More than 100 programs of study, transfer agreements with four-year schools, and excellent facilities add to a stimulating learning environment. Notable offers include the nationally acclaimed James W. Rouse Scholars program, the Silas Craft Collegians program, Project Access for students with disabilities, the Frederick K. Schoenbrodt Honors program, and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Excellence. HCC has received numerous prestigious distinctions including the U.S. Senate Productivity Award, Maryland's top award for performance excellence, the Senator Paul Simon Award for international education, seven Helen Hayes Awards, and an Emmy Award.

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044

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Type of Institution: Public 2-year

Fall 2008 Total Enrollment: 7,905
Male: 3,351    Female: 4,554
Full-time: 3,046    Part-time: 4,859

2009-2010 Tuition and Mandatory Fees for Maryland Residents:
Full-time Tuition per year: $3,420
Part-time Tuition cost per credit hour: $114
Mandatory fees: varies

Degrees or Awards: Certificate, Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts in Teaching, Associate of Applied Science

Calendar: Fall and spring semesters, summer terms, January intersession, weekend college, Fast Track classes, online classes, and telecourses.

Entry Requirements: Open enrollment

Application Deadlines: Rolling Admissions

Title IV Code: 008175