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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
Gateway Business Training Center
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
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  • What can I do at HCC?
    Whatever your interests and wherever your journey eventually leads, we invite you to discover what makes an HCC education the smart choice on your personal pathway to success.
  • Apply for Credit Classes
    Create an account to apply online for credit programs and register for information sessions and many other admissions events. Current students register with myHCC.
    Noncredit Courses (No need to apply!)
    Register for Continuing Education classes offered throughout the county, on days, evenings, and weekends. No grades or exams (except for licensure courses) – just learning and enjoyment.
  • Register for Credit Courses
    Once you’ve met with your advisor and know what classes you need, it’s time to enroll! View the schedule of classes, familiarize yourself with key dates and deadlines, and register today.
    Register for Noncredit Courses
    Online registration for noncredit students is available through HCCExpress. It’s fast and easy.
  • Quality Education That's Affordable
    Learn how you can afford college with our tuition payment plan, financial aid and scholarships, plus the support you need for the classes you want.

International and Immigrant Students

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International and Immigrant Student Opportunities

Located in Columbia, Maryland, between the city of Baltimore and our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., Howard Community College (HCC) provides an affordable, quality education on a suburban campus. We serve nearly 30,000 students – including several thousand students from 106 different countries – in a wide variety of credit and noncredit programs each year.

We offer students the opportunity to learn English, prepare for employment or earn your college degree for transfer to four-year universities. Need more reasons to choose Howard Community College? Learn more at Why HCC.

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