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Garrett College is a small two-year, public school with 875 students enrolled. This college was established in 1971 and is the only college located in McHenry
At Garrett College you can obtain your several-month certificate or associate's degree.
Garrett College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 11 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Management, Natural Resources and Environment, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors
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It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.
The rate of student retention at Garrett College is relatively low at 61% (below Maryland average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.
The graduation rate at Garrett College is very low: 20%. About 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.
Student to faculty ratio at GC is decent -- 16:1. Learn more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries
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Tuition and fees per year
Average tuition charges are low - about $7,200 per year. The additional fees at Garrett College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $800; which comes to $8,000 per year.
Read the details about Garrett College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans
report for this college.
The college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Garrett College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (301) 387-3000 or check Garrett College Website
Opportunities and Services
Garrett College provides a distance learning option.
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Garrett College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.
Garrett College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 200 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- about $3,500 per year.
Based on the college crime data, Garrett College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime
report for this college.
Garrett College Location and MapsPost Address: Garrett College, 687 Mosser Road, McHenry, Maryland 21541, USA
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