Howard College

Tuition & Fees $3,980
Student Population 4,485
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $2,433
Graduation Rate 24 %
Students:Faculty 15

Academic Overview

Howard College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Big Spring, Texas. It is an Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $2,560 for Texas residents and $3,980 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 4,485 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Howard College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $35,700. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Howard College are $2,560 for Texas residents and $3,980 for non-residents.
Howard College 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Howard. The average received amount of financial aid is $2,433 and 65% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,485 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Graduation Rate for Howard College is 24 %
Transfer-out Rate for Howard College is 16 %
Retention Rate for Howard College is 39 %
Student Population for Howard College is 4,485
Student to Faculty Rate for Howard College is 15 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $2,433 at Howard College.

Offered Degrees

Howard offers 53 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate170
One but less than two years certificate30
Associate's Degree330

Special Learning Opportunities

Howard College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:252)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,490)

Veterans Benefits

Howard College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges