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Harford Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Harford Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Harford Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Harford Community College was awarded 2 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Harford Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Harford Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Harford Community College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Harford Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Harford Community College, this rate is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Harford Community College is 33%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  33 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Harford Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Harford Community College is 67%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  67 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at Harford Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,865 undergraduates at Harford Community College with 1,993 being full-time and 3,872 being part-time.

Harford Community College Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

Harford Community College scored 52.29 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  52.29 out of 100
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How Much Does Harford Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Harford Community College is $7,900. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Harford Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,040 $7,203 $9,244 $10,852 $11,463

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Harford Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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.

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How Much Money Do Harford Community College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Harford Community College make around $32,600 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 18% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Harford Community College

Harford Community College is a public institution located in Bel Air, Maryland. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Harford Community College.

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Location of Harford Community College

Contact details for Harford Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 401 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air, MD 21015-1698
Phone: 443-412-2000

Harford Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Harford Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Harford Community College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 2,292 students took at least one online class at Harford Community College. This is an increase from the 2,213 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,292 770
2016-2017 2,213 635
2015-2016 1,980 612
2014-2015 1,977 630
2013-2014 1,918 609

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Notes and References


*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.


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