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HCC Main Campus
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD 21046
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ESL Registration and Placement Testing

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Our experienced advisors can help you choose a class that fits your need. 

Register for Flexible Online ESL Classes!

Study on your own time with our Flexible Online courses! Classes are on Canvas. No Zoom meetings. Registration is open until March 21. To registerCLICK HERE to fill out a registration form, and a registration advisor will contact you as soon as possible.

  • Basic English and Career Exploration (Level 1-2) free tuition; $50 materials fee
  • Fundamental Grammar Skills (Level 3) $200
  • Intermediate Grammar Skills (Level 4) $200
  • Advanced Grammar Skills (Level 5) $200
  • English for Marketing and Social Media *Professional English certificate* (Level 4+) $300
  • Professional Writing *Professional English Certificate* (Level 5+) $300

Important Information about Registration

  • Students must be 16 or older to register.
  • All students pay the listed prices. Fees are not eligible for waiver.
  • Out-of-county fee is $10 and out-of-state fee is $20.
  • Only ages 60+ are eligible for tuition waiver.
  • All refund or transfer requests MUST BE emailed to
  • See our refund policy here.

Stay Connected

CLICK HERE to fill out an information request form, and we will notify you when our Summer registration begins in May.

Full-Time Intensive English Program

If you want to study English full time, our English Institute (EI) offers a full-time program for F1 international students and U.S. residents. Study 18 hours a week, receive special advising and support, and take part in activities to meet new friends as well as improve English skills. Visit or email for additional information about this fast-track English program.

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