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

Howard Community College
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044
(443) 518-1000

Loyola University
8890 McGaw Road, Columbia, MD 21045,
(410) 617-7600

UMBC Training Center 
6996 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
(443) 692-6600

University of Maryland, University College
6865 Deerpath Road, Elkridge, MD 21075
(443) 459-3500

Johns Hopkins University – Columbia Center
6740 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 516-9700

Lincoln College
9325 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 290-7100

Maryland University of lntegrative Health
7750 Montpelier Road , Laurel , MD 20723
(410) 888-9048

University of Phoenix
8830 Stanford Boulevard #100, Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 872-9001

  • County Data

    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.

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  • Our Community

    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.

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