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Howard Community College Campus

The Howard County Public School System is consistently ranked among the nation's best. Nearly 68% of the county's public school teachers have master's degrees and 92% of its graduating students pursue education beyond high school. 

Howard County is also home to the award-winning Howard Community College and satellite campuses for Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland Baltimore County and Loyola College of Maryland.


Howard County Public School System

10910 Clarksville Pike (Route 108)
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 313-6600

HCC Entrance Howard Community College

10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044
(443) 518-1000
Loyola Loyola University

8890 McGaw Road,
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 617-7600
 UMBCTC UMBC Training Center   

6996 Columbia Gateway Drive  
Columbia, MD 21046
(443) 692-6600
UMUC Building University of Maryland, University College

6865 Deerpath Road
Elkridge, MD 21075 
(443) 459-3500
 JHU Johns Hopkins University - Columbia Center

6740 Alexander Bell Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 516-9700     
 Lincoln College Front Lincoln College

9325 Snowden River Parkway
Columbia, MD 21046


University of Phoenix

8830 Stanford Boulevard #100
Columbia, MD
(410) 872-9001  



Doing Business Here

Howard County boasts a thriving and vibrant economy, which makes it the first choice for smart businesses looking to start or expand in the Mid-Atlantic. Add in its central location between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. and you have a real win-win. Howard County also offers more than 70-million square feet of commercial space, providing businesses with the perfect location to do business.

Living Here

Howard County is continually ranked among the most affluent, advanced and educated communities in the United States. There is immediate access to leading educational and health care institutions, upscale retail, and outstanding recreation and entertainment.