Statement of Accreditation Status

Harford Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Theresa Felder, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Timothy Sherwood
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Terence Peavy, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional » Two-year, medium
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): Harford Junior College
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1967
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2022
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2029-2030

Contact Information

401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015-1698

(443) 412-2000

  • June 23, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To reaffirm accreditation. To request that, beginning in 2023 and in conjunction with each Annual Institutional Update, the institution provide further evidence of (1) sufficient support to sustain the assessment of student achievement and to communicate results of assessment findings (Standard V) and (2) demonstrated and documented use of assessment results to improve educational effectiveness (Standard V). To note that a verification visit is required by USDE guidelines and will be conducted within a reasonable period of time following the virtual site visit. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2029-2030.
  • November 16, 2017
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2021-2022.
  • June 28, 2012
    To reaffirm accreditation. To commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2017.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Other Instructional Site
    Aberdeen Senior High School
    251 Paradise Road
    Aberdeen, MD 21001
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bel Air High School
    100 Heighe Street
    Bel Air, MD 21014
  • Other Instructional Site
    C. Milton Wright High School
    1301 N Fountain Green Rd
    Bel Air, MD 21015
  • Other Instructional Site
    Edgewood High School
    2415 Willoughby Beach Rd
    Edgewood, MD 21040
  • Other Instructional Site
    Edgewood Library
    629 Edgewood Road
    Edgewood, MD 21040
  • Other Instructional Site
    Fallston High School
    2301 Carrs Mill Road
    Fallston, MD 21047
  • Other Instructional Site
    Forest Hill Lanes
    1 Maurice Drive
    Forest Hill, MD 21050
  • Other Instructional Site
    Harford Technical High School
    200 Thomas Run Road
    Bel Air, MD 21015
  • Other Instructional Site
    Havre de Grace High School
    700 Congress Ave
    Havre de Grace, MD 21078
  • Other Instructional Site
    Janet Barr Soldier Support Center
    4305 Susquehanna Avenue
    Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
  • Other Instructional Site
    Joppatowne High School
    555 Joppa Farm Road
    Joppatowne, MD 21085
  • Other Instructional Site
    North Harford High School
    211 Pylesville Road
    Pylesville, MD 21132
  • Other Instructional Site
    Patterson Mill High School
    85 Patterson Mill Road
    Bel Air, MD 21014-21015

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