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Howard Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$23,689 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,208 tuition
$15,542 off campus room & board
$2,400 books and supplies
$539 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$24,769 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,288 tuition
$15,542 off campus room & board
$2,400 books and supplies
$539 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,391 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
52% of students receive aid
38% get federal aid ($4,330 avg)
13% get state aid ($1,206 avg)
20% get institn'l aid ($1,391 avg)
13% get loans ($4,636 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,566 46%
Federal Grant Aid $4,330 38%
Pell Grants $4,313 38%
Other Federal Grants $380 4%
Institution Grant Aid $1,391 20%
State Grant Aid $1,206 13%
Student Loans $4,636 13%
Federal Loans $4,552 12%
Other Loans $7,111 0%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y Y
$6,000 Y Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Howard Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Other Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21044-3197
(443) 518-1000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $217
Out of State $262


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • nichelle from columbia, md
  • I am a current student here

    at howard community, all of your classes are on the same level if not higher then many four year colleges. however, howard community is more than half the price of four year colleges.

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  • 5
  • Salina from Catonsville, MD
  • I am a past student here

    I transferred to Hcc from ccbc I realy wish I would have just started at Hcc first. It's a good school that helps you when you need it. I had to re take a pre calc class and was failing for the second time! I was trying so hard and was so frustrated! The tutoring center helped me pass the class with a B! I went from an F to a B! It was so empowering and rewarding to have the support I needed to pass a class I struggled in!

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