Anne Arundel Community College

101 College Pky
Arnold, MD 21012-1895
Tel: (410)777-2222
15,274 students
Public institution
  • With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College strives to embody the basic convictions of the American democratic ideal: that individuals be given full opportunity to discover and develop their talents, energy and interests, to pursue their unique potentials and to achieve an intellectually, culturally and economically satisfying relationship with society. Such opportunity should be easily available and readily accessible to all Anne Arundel County residents.
School Highlights
Anne Arundel Community College serves 15,274 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is equalto than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Anne Arundel Community College is the only community colleges within Anne Arundel County, MD.
The nearest community college is TESST College of Technology-Baltimore (16.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 601 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Anne Arundel Community College (MD) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 601 staff 152 staff
Anne Arundel Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 15,274 has declined by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 15,274 students 3,104 students
Anne Arundel Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 25:1
Anne Arundel Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 4,442 students 1,174 students
Anne Arundel Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 10,832 students 2,293 students
Anne Arundel Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Anne Arundel Community College Enrollment Breakdown MD All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
5%
6%
Anne Arundel Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Anne Arundel Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
14%
27%
Anne Arundel Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
65%
52%
Anne Arundel Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Anne Arundel Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
8%
2%
Anne Arundel Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.55 0.65
Anne Arundel Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $6,809 is more than the state average of $6,002. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,129 is more than the state average of $7,352. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,809 $6,002
Anne Arundel Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,129 $7,352
Anne Arundel Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 45% 78%
Anne Arundel Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established in 1961, AACC is a fully accredited, public, two-year institution offering credit programs leading to an associate degree, certificate or a letter of recognition. Students may prepare for transfer to a four-year institution or for an immediate career. AACC also offers extensive lifelong learning opportunities and noncredit, continuing education to those seeking career training or retraining, working to boost basic skills or pursuing new areas of interest. Students enrolling in associate degree transfer or career programs, certificate career programs or participating in continuing education offerings can be assured that the college, as an accredited, public, comprehensive, open-admission institution of higher learning with affordable tuition, is, within the limits of its resources. The college is vigorously committed to fostering excellence of teaching and learning for students, faculty and staff; Offering credit programs and continuing education courses in a variety of formats responsive to a multiplicity of community needs; providing for learners at various preparation points, from pre-college to postgraduate, a range of integrated credentialing opportunities; providing appropriate services in support of academic success and student development; affording Anne Arundel County residents an opportunity to pursue higher education and lifelong learning and promoting county and state economic development by providing a variety of educational services and training programs to business and industry in both the private and not-for-profit sectors and to national, state and local government agencies. You will find new associate degree programs in information systems security, early childhood education and secondary education in chemistry, mathematics and Spanish; certificate programs in EMT-intermediate, special education support, juvenile justice and women's studies; and letters of recognition in creative writing, honors seminar and women's studies. That's just a small part of the more than 720 courses we offer.

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Did You Know?
For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,002 per year for in-state students and $7,352 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,895 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maryland community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.