Garrett College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
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Garrett College is a small two-year, public school with 715 students enrolled. This college was established in 1971 and is the only college located in McHenry, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Fair
At Garrett College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Garrett College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Management, Natural Resources and Environment, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
58%
Bad
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 low at 58% (way below Maryland average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Garrett College is very low: 27%. About 16% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at GC is decent -- 17:1. Learn more on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,200
Low
Average tuition charges are low - about $7,300 per year. The additional fees at Garrett College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $900; which comes to $8,200 per year.

Read the details about Garrett 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
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



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,400
Medium
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.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
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 reasonable -- about $5,400 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 Maps



Post Address: Garrett College, 687 Mosser Road, McHenry, Maryland 21541, USA
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