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Howard Community College

Columbia, MD 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate96%

About Columbia Community College

Howard Community College is a public, state college in the suburb of Columbia, Maryland. Columbia Community College was founded in 1966 and enrolls 8,177 undergrads and no graduate students.

Columbia Community College Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Columbia Community College. Around 96% of applicants get into Columbia Community College each year. Out of 4,913 applications received in 2014, 4,737 students were offered admission.

Howard Community College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 96%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 6.2%

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Howard Community College is located in the town of Columbia, Maryland, near Baltimore and Washington and DC.

If you are interested in seeing Columbia Community College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Columbia, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall.

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College Info

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway Columbia, MD 21044-3197

Campus Setting: Suburban

Columbia Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Columbia Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Columbia Community College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Columbia Community College is like? There are approximately 8,177 students enrolled at Columbia Community College. 28% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from MD and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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