Howard Community College

Tuition & Fees $6,552
Student Population 9,566
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $3,648
Graduation Rate 26 %
Students:Faculty 14

Academic Overview

Howard Community College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Columbia, Maryland. It is an Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree. The 2022 tuition & fees are $4,080 for Maryland residents and $6,552 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 9,566 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Howard Community College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $44,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of Howard Community College are $4,080 for Maryland residents and $6,552 for non-residents.
Howard Community College 2022 Tuition & Fees
Maryland ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Howard CC. The average received amount of financial aid is $3,648 and 48% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 9,566 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Howard Community College is 26 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Howard Community College is 24 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Howard Community College is 67 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Howard Community College is 9,566
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Howard Community College is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $3,648 at Howard Community College.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Howard CC offers 96 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 certificate180
One but less than two years certificate330
Associate's Degree450

Special Learning Opportunities

Howard Community College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country 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
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Howard Community 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