Frederick Community College: Review & Facts

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Frederick Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,200 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1957 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Frederick, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
61
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Frederick Community College.

Frederick Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 61 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Nursing, Management, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
66%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Frederick Community College is relatively low at 66% (below Maryland average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Frederick Community College is very low - 29%. Roughly 34% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Frederick Community College is pretty decent, 15:1. Read more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,900
Low
Average tuition charges are relatevely low - around $8,300 a year. The additional fees at Frederick Community College not covered by tuition are around $600; which makes it a total of $8,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Frederick Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Frederick Community College might accept 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) at entry.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Frederick Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (301) 846-2400 or check Frederick Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Frederick Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Frederick Community 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Frederick Community College.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Frederick Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Frederick Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Frederick Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Frederick Community College, 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964, USA
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