Harford Community College Overview
Harford Community College is a public institution situated in Bel Air, Maryland. Harford Community College is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.
What Is Harford Community College Known For?
- The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Harford Community College.
- In 2017-2018, 33% of the faculty were full-time.
Harford Community College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Harford Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Harford Community College.
Where Is Harford Community College?
Contact details for Harford Community College are given below.
|Address:||401 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015-1698|
How Do I Get Into Harford Community College?
You can apply to Harford Community College online at: https://www.harford.edu/admissions/apply-now.aspx
Can I Afford Harford Community College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Harford Community College, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $5,057 a year. That adds up to $20,228 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Harford Community College is 8.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Harford Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,993 full-time undergraduates at Harford Community College, 50% are male and 50% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Harford Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||297|
|Hispanic or Latino||117|
Over 27 countries are represented at Harford Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Australia, and Spain.
Online Learning at Harford Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Harford Community College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 11th most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Harford Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Harford Community College was 6.4%. This is the #1,567 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Harford Community College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Harford Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||10%|
|Design & Applied Arts||27%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||1%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||1%|
|Visual & Performing Arts||17%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Harford Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Harford Community College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Management Information Systems||#49|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#259|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#333|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#333|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Harford Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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