Anne Arundel Community College (AACC)

101 College Pky, Arnold, MD

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Anne Arundel Community College, located in Arnold, Maryland, began operations in 1961 to a class of 261. Classes were initially held at Severna Park High School, though the campus was moved in 1967 to a 165 acre lot in Arnold. Since that time, the school has expanded its facilities and offerings, with each subsequent president of the college adding to the overall betterment of the school. Today the school serves nearly 15,000 students yearly and is dedicated to providing them with the best education, facilities and services possible, updating them as necessary to ensure they meet the current needs of the community. The school is accredited by the Middle State Association on Higher Education, the Maryland Higher Education Commission, the National League for Nursing, and the Maryland Board of Nursing.

Academics

Anne Arundel Community College offers a variety of different degree and certificate programs, allowing students to choose the one that is right for their personal goals. Academic programs offered at the school are designed to fulfill the first two years of a four year education, allowing for transfer to a four year institution upon graduation in order to pursue a bachelor's degree. Transfers are facilitated by agreements with public and private schools within the state, as well as schools outside the state. Career and technical programs provide students with the skills and abilities necessary to operate as professionals in the workforce, allowing entry into positions in fields related to their studies. Students may obtain entry level positions immediately upon graduation, having earned a certificate or degree to demonstrate qualifications.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Anne Arundel Community College is an open enrollment institution that accepts any student who applies and meets the minimum requirements for admission. Students should complete the admissions application and submit all transcripts and standardized test scores prior to enrollment. Once enrolled students should meet with a counselor to discuss academic and career planning, and then prepare for registration which normally takes place shortly before the semester begins. Tuition is due shortly after registration is completed.

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, work study programs and scholarships. Students must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to the posted deadline in order to be considered for a majority of financial aid options. Once the FAFSA is submitted the subsequent student aid report will be used to determine need, eligibility and awards. Additional information may be requested by the financial aid office prior to the disbursement of funds in order to ensure the accuracy of the information provided. Scholarships are normally awarded for academic excellence, though external scholarships are also available, and requiring a separate application and awarded based on the criterion of each scholarship.

Athletics

Anne Arundel Community College participates in intercollegiate athletics through the Maryland Junior College Athletic Association (MD JUCO) and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Intercollegiate athletic programs foster an environment of healthy competition and allow students to experience personal a team success. Individuals who participate in athletic programs develop skills and behaviors that are beneficial to their academic and professional careers, such as teamwork, sportsmanship, discipline and good health habits. Additionally, such competitions allow non-participating students, faculty and residents to come together in support of their school and community.

Athletic programs at AACC:

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Lacrosse
  • Baseball (Men Only)
  • Golf (Men Only)
  • Cross Country (Women Only)
  • Softball (Women Only)
  • Volleyball (Women Only)

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $14,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $3,200-$3,800
    • Out-of-State: $11,000-$12,850
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $110-$130 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $360-$430 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid44%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships34%$4,081
Receiving Student Loans14%$4,390
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Anne Arundel Community College may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Day care for children

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Maryland, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 AACCAnne Arundel CountyMaryland
Graduation Rate15.6%-15.6%
Transfer-out Rate33.5%-21.1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1970)
    • Visit our Maryland nursing schools page to see all fifty-three offered through the state
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the Maryland Board of Nursing (since 2006)
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1993)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) Program
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Anne Arundel Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Personal and Culinary Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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