Located on more than 350 beautifully landscaped acres near Bel Air, Maryland, Harford Community College has been helping people reach their goals since 1957.
Offering more than 80 affordable degree and certificate programs of study to nearly 3,000 full-time and 4,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 12,500 students a year, HCC’s top priority is the quality of education we provide. Harford Community College provides accessible, innovative learner-centered educational opportunities. As an open-access institution, the College promotes graduation, transfer, individual goal attainment, and career and workforce development. The College fosters lifelong learning, global awareness, and social and cultural enrichment.
Our dedicated and decorated faculty members encourage learning beyond the classroom, and our small class sizes help students get the personal attention they need to be successful.
The College supports the Maryland State Plan for Higher Education and is committed to expanding undergraduate degree opportunities to fulfill state workforce shortages in areas of teacher preparation, health care, and technology, and to advance degree attainment for minorities particularly in relation to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act [of 1964]. The College expects to increase educational attainment for individuals as well as to prepare and to sustain an educated workforce for area residents, develop technology for program and service delivery, be accountable for the efficient and effective use of resources, be the primary resource for and coordinator of higher education in the community, and serve as the center for recreation, wellness and the cultural arts.