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Howard Community College

Columbia, MD 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate90%
Acceptance Rate90%

Columbia Community College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Columbia Community College, the fee for the application is $25.

Columbia Community College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Columbia Community College's admissions stats.

Columbia Community College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 6.2%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 1.5%
Waitlist No

Howard Community College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Howard Community College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Columbia Community College?


Columbia Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Transferring to Howard Community College

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Columbia Community College

Columbia Community College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Columbia Community College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong. What does Columbia Community College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Columbia Community College for more information on admission factors.

Columbia Community College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Columbia Community College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Columbia Community College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3.2
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Columbia Community College?

Columbia Community College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Columbia Community College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Columbia Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 6.2% of Columbia Community College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 1.5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Columbia Community College?

What is a Good ACT Score for Columbia Community College?

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More Information on Transferring to Howard Community College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Columbia Community College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Columbia Community College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term


Columbia Community College Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to Columbia Community College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Columbia Community College.

Does Columbia Community College accept transfer credits?

✅ Columbia Community College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Columbia Community College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Columbia Community College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Columbia Community College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Columbia Community College?

✅ Columbia Community College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Columbia Community College's acceptance rate?

✅ Columbia Community College's acceptance rate is 90%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Columbia Community College?

❌ Columbia Community College does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Columbia Community College?

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Columbia Community College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Open Admission

90%

How hard is it to get into Columbia Community College? Columbia Community College is a open admission institution. The Columbia Community College acceptance rate is 90%. This means that the institution accepts 89 out of every 100 applicants.

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Columbia Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Columbia Community College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

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Columbia Community College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Columbia Community College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

8,080

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

90%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,810

Out-of-State

$8,370

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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