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Howard College, also referred to as HC, is located in Big Spring, Texas, United States. It was founded in the year 1945, and the first academic session began in 1946. HC is considered to be among the 50 fastest growing community colleges in the United States. Howard College has branch campuses in Lamesa and San Angelo. Degree and certificate programs are offered to students in diverse Course Topics including business administration, accounting, law enforcement, health information technology, and child care. The athletics department of Howard College fields men's and women's teams in basketball, rodeo, softball, and baseball. The teams are nicknamed the Hawks. The college is also home to clubs and organizations such as the Student Government Association (SGA).

Profile of Howard CollegeThe main campus of Howard College is in Big Spring, TX (a self-contained town). The school is a public school. Howard College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Howard College Selectivity

The school admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 3, 329 enrolled students.

Student Life
Howard College makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Student athletes at Howard College belong to the Western Athletic Conference for major sports. Howard College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts140general studies, sign language translation
Nursing and Emergency Medicine71licensed practical nurse, registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Business and Management45business, marketing, accounting
Medical Support and Technology32dental hygienist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, medical assistant
Computer Science and Engineering27computer and info science, computer programming, computer networking
Beauty and Cosmetology24cosmetology, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
Security and Law Enforcement17criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, corrections
Medical administration11medical records tech, medical transcription
office and Administration10administrative assistant
Family and Social Work3family studies, child development, adult development and aging
Engineering Technician2drafting, industrial tech
Therapy and Counselling0psychology
Media0communication studies
Education and Teaching0Education
Agricultural Science and Management0agriculture
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical Education
Contact: Howard CollegeHoward College

1001 Birdwell Lane

Big Spring, TX 79720

General Phone: (432) 264-5000


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