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Carroll Community College

1601 Washington Rd, Westminster, MD

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About
Carroll Community College, located in Westminster, Maryland, began operations in 1976 when it was founded as a branch campus of Catonsville Community College. The school operated as a branch campus for nearly two decades, obtaining independence in 1992 as a two year degree granting institution. The school has since been fully accredited, and has fulfilled the needs of the community by providing educational and career development opportunities, identifying needs and updating offerings as necessary. The school has also updated its facilities, adding new buildings and renovating existing ones in order to provide students with an excellent atmosphere for learning.

Academics
Carroll Community College offers students a variety of programs to choose from that will either advance their academic studies or prepare them for a career. Academic transfer programs prepare students for transfer to a four year university by allowing them to complete the freshman and sophomore years of a bachelor's degree at low cost then the final two years at a 4 year degree granting institution. Career programs train individuals in a particular field of study, preparing students with the skills and knowledge necessary to function as professionals in entry level positions related to their field. Graduates of such a program will be eligible for work immediately after graduation. Additionally, non credit courses are available to members of the community who wish to take such courses for personal interest.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Carroll Community College operates through a rolling admission policy, allowing students to apply for admission at any time. As a public two year institution, the admissions requirements are minimal and if met guarantee enrollment. Students should complete the application for admission and submit all pertinent test scores and transcripts in order to assist in determining which courses the student is eligible for. Some programs, such as nursing, may have additional admission requirements.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs. Students in need of financial assistance must demonstrate a limitation in income that will allow for the school to disburse funds. This is accomplished through the completion and submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which utilizes tax and income information to determine need, eligibility and awards.

Clubs and Organizations
Students are encouraged to join one or more of the many clubs and organizations sponsored by Carroll Community College. These clubs offer students the opportunity to meet with like minded individuals and participate in events and/or discussions relevant to their interests. Such clubs often allow students to socialize and form bonds that may last well past graduation from the institution. Students may obtain information about clubs and their schedules through the Office of Student Life located on campus.

Clubs and organizations at CCC include:

  • Graphic Design Club
  • Drama Club
  • BACCHUS
  • Soccer Club
  • Nerf Club

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,000. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,000-$3,600
    • Out-of-State: $6,100-$7,286
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $150-$180 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $310-$370 per 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 Aid42%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships36%$3,882
Receiving Student Loans9%$4,615
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Carroll Community College may provide student services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Day care for children

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in Maryland, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Carroll Community CollegeCarroll CountyMaryland
Graduation Rate26.2%-15.6%
Transfer-out Rate10.1%-21.1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the Maryland Board of Nursing (since 2002)
  • 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 Carroll 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,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Security and Protective Services

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    42%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    15:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    2

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $2,623