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Expenses at Howard Community College

The Cost of Attendance (COA) budget represents the estimated student costs for 9 months.  This is based on the credit hour weighted average of all students attending HCC. COA includes the cost of tuition and fees according to residency statusconsolidation fee, room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses.  Individual course lab fees are not included in the COA.  See the schedule of classes for additional program cost.

2013-2014 COA for Howard County Residents

Budget for student living at home with parent:


Budget for student living away from home:

Tuition and  Fees*                     $ 2,626

Tuition and Fees*                     

Books and Supplies  2,000Books and Supplies2,000
Room and Board   7,200Room and Board11,997
Miscellaneous   1,600Miscellaneous1,600
Transportation     1,044Transportation1,044
Total Budget$14,470Total Budget$19,267

Budgets for other categories of students may be obtained from Financial Aid Services.
*Tuition figures are based on an estimated 2013 fee schedule. All tuition and fees are subject to change.

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Office: 443-518-1260
Fax: 443-518-4576

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