Harford Community College: Review & Facts

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Harford Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,520 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1957 and is one of the 2 schools located in Bel Air, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
Harford Community College will give you the opportunity to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Harford Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Nursing, Medical Assistant, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
68%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Harford Community College is relatively low at 68% (below Maryland average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Harford Community College is very low - 28%. Approximately 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Harford Community College is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,600
Low
Average tuition costs are low, around $7,000 per year. The additional fees at Harford Community College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $600; which makes it a total of $7,600 per year.

Read the details about Harford Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Harford Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (443) 412-2000 or check Harford Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Harford Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Harford Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Harford Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Harford Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Harford Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air, Maryland 21015-1698, USA
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