The Community College of Baltimore County: Review & Facts

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The Community College of Baltimore County is a very large two-year, public school with 22,180 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1957 and is one of the 20 colleges located in Baltimore, Maryland.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
121
Good
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at The Community College of Baltimore County.

The Community College of Baltimore County deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 121 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Medical, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
55%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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 normally a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The Community College of Baltimore County student retention rate is low at 55% (way below Maryland average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at The Community College of Baltimore County is very low - 11%.

Student to faculty ratio at The Community College of Baltimore County is reasonably decent, 18:1. Find out more on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,100
Medium
Average tuition costs are low - $7,800 per year. The additional fees at The Community College of Baltimore County beyond tuition are approximately $1,300; which makes it a total of $9,100 a year.

Read the details about The Community College of Baltimore County 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
This school might accept 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) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at The Community College of Baltimore County is $15.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to The Community College of Baltimore County and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (443) 840-2222 or check The Community College of Baltimore County Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
The Community College of Baltimore County provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at The Community College of Baltimore County, 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
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at The Community College of Baltimore County.

Based on the college crime information, The Community College of Baltimore County appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

The Community College of Baltimore County Location and Maps



Post Address: The Community College of Baltimore County, 7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237, USA
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