community-colleges

Garrett College

Also known as Garrett Community College

687 Mosser Road, McHenry, MD

Campus image of Garrett College

Garrett College was founded as Garrett Community College in 1967. Located in McHenry, Maryland, the school is near the scenic Deep Creek Lake and is near several sports facilities. Garrett College provides Associate's degree programs for all interested in pursuing higher education and is one of few community colleges to offer on campus housing at one of its two dormitories.

Academics

Garrett College provides a wide variety of programs for transfer and vocational students. Transfer students to 4 year institutions from Garrett College typically outperform other students in the state of Maryland. All members of the faculty are credentialed and will meet with four year counterparts once a year to discuss educational trends.

Some programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

All students who are sixteen years of age or older and have a high school diploma or GED. Interested students should fill out and submit the application and pay all necessary fees.

Garrett College offers financial aid assistance and suggests that all students fill out and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to see if they are eligible.

Athletics

Garrett College sports teams are known as the Lakers and the school participates in the National Junior College Athletics Association (NJCAA).

Sports available are:

  • Cross Country
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Golf 

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,800. 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: $2,700-$3,300
    • Out-of-State: $7,300-$8,736
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $98-$120 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $260-$310 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 Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$4,654
Receiving Student Loans44%$5,820

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Garrett College may provide services like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance

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 Garrett College compared to community colleges in Maryland, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Garrett Community CollegeGarrett CountyMaryland
Graduation Rate25.8%-15.6%
Transfer-out Rate11.9%-21.1%
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-3
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-3
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-2
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-2
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-2
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-3
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-2
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-2
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-3
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-2
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-2
here is the count .. community-colleges-1-1

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 Garrett 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

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Transportation and Materials Moving

    Other Community Colleges Nearby

    The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Garrett College.

    Contact Information

    General Contact

    Admissions Office

    Financial Aid Office

    School Reviews

    Overall Rating: 3 / 5 Stars

    Based on 1 Review for Garrett College

    School Map




    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    96%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    17:1

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $4,478