Howard Community College

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General Information

Admission Office

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway

Columbia, MD 21044-3197

(410) 772-4856

Fax: (410) 772-4589



Contact: Christy Thomson

Assistant Director of Admissions
Main Address

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway

Columbia, MD 21044-3197

(410) 772-4800

www.howardcc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 7,905

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,651

Degree-seeking undergrads: 7,143

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for clinical nursing, radiologic technology, emergency medical services, cardiovascular technology applicants. Selective admission to James W. Rouse Scholars and Silas Craft Collegians programs.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticulture Science A

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies A
Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Dance A
Design/Visual Communications A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Film Production/Cinematography A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Photography A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management A,C
E-Commerce C
Financial Planning A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Management Information Systems A
Office Management A,C
Retailing A,C
Sales and Distribution A,C

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia A

Communications Technologies

Desktop Publishing A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Science A
Computer/Systems Security A,C
Information Technology A,C

Education

Early Childhood Education A,C
Elementary Education A
Secondary Education A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Biomedical Engineering Technology A,C
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Laser/Optical Technology A,C
Telecommunications A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine A,C
Cardiovascular Technology A,C
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health Services Administration A
Massage Therapy A
Medical Transcription C
Music Therapy A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A,C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Respiratory Therapy Technician A
Substance Abuse Counseling A
Surgical Technology A,C

History

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies A
Intercultural/Multicultural/Diversity Studies A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A,C
Health/Physical Fitness A

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A

Social Sciences

Anthropology A
Criminology A
International Economics A
Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Howard Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(443) 518-1000
Website:www.howardcc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:apply.howardcc.edu/Datatel.ERecruiting.Web.External/pages/welcome.aspx
Address:10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044-3197
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,502
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,232 (76% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,747
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,827
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:52%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,566

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Howard Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Howard Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services137
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services22
Construction Trades21
Education18
Engineering3
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields95
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences11
Health Professions and Related Programs610
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies3
Personal and Culinary Services21
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total4843

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Howard Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Howard Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,747
Out-of-state$6,827
Books and supplies$2,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid60852%
Grant or scholarship aid53246%$4,566
Student loan aid14613%$4,636

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,75539%$3,622
Federal student loans1,20212%$5,099

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Howard Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Howard Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Howard Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,502
Undergraduate enrollment9,502
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Howard Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • Maryland Board of Nursing
    • Practical Nursing Programs
    • Registered Nursing Programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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