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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
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312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
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International and Immigrant Students

international students

Howard Community College (HCC) serves students from over 100 different countries – in a wide variety of credit and noncredit programs. If you are a citizen from a country other than the United States, we have a wide variety of resources to assist you!

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

Opportunities at HCC

international admissions and advising

Take advantage of specialized advising for international and immigrant students. If you are a citizen of a country other than the United States, we can help improve your experience here at HCC.

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Improve your English skills in the workplace, at home, or just because you want to! The English Language Center (ELC) is the one-stop shop for business professionals, F1 students, or anyone looking for language training. Our English Institute (EI), part of the ELC, is a great place to learn and refine your English skills.
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After a placement test to measure your English skills in reading and writing, you may be placed in the appropriate credit English as a Second Language class.  If you're a student at HCC, need to improve your English, and are enrolled in credit classes, than we hope you enjoy this program.
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We have resources to support all international students. Talk to our advising staff about the options available to you. We're here to help.

*Note that the Office of International Education is a resource for learning about international cultures, and does not work exclusively with international students.

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