Cecil College

Tel: (410)2871006
2,551 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Cecil College serves 2,551 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Cecil College is the only community colleges within Cecil County, MD.
The nearest community college is Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (16.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
College Cecil College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 114 staff
61 staff
Cecil College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,551 has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 105% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,551 students 1,296 students
Cecil College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
21:1
Cecil College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,011 students
814 students
Cecil College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,540 students
1,040 students
Cecil College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Cecil College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Cecil College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
Cecil College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
21%
Cecil College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
9%
15%
Cecil College Black (2006-2013)
% White
79%
51%
Cecil College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Cecil College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
3%
3%
Cecil College Unknown (2006-2013)
Cecil College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.37 0.68
Cecil College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,459 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has declined by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,500 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,459 $5,660
Cecil College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,500 $10,250
Cecil College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 70%
89%
Cecil College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Golf,
Lacrosse, Soccer,
Softball, Volleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Active Minds, Allies, Alpha Alpha Theta, Amazing Grace, Art Club, Cecil Math League, Fitness & Wellness Center, Geekdom, Holiday and Cultural Celebrations, Horticulture Club, Milburn Stone Theatre, Multicultural Student Union, Photography Club, Ski Trip, Student Leadership Council, Student Nurses Association, Student Veterans Organization, Themed Movie Nights Active Minds, Allies, Amazing Grace, Art Club, Geekdom, Ski Trip, Alpha Alpha Theta,
Cecil Math League,
Fitness & Wellness Center,
Holiday and Cultural Celebrations,
Horticulture Club,
Milburn Stone Theatre,
Multicultural Student Union,
Photography Club,
Student Leadership Council,
Student Nurses Association,
Student Veterans Organization,
Themed Movie Nights,
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Cecil Community College was founded in 1968 to meet the postsecondary needs and continuing education needs of the residents of Cecil County. In its thirty-five year history, the College has experienced tremendous growth in its enrollment, its facilities and its services to the community. The College has a diverse student population including traditional students who come to the College directly from high school, returning adults, and senior citizens. Evidence of the quality of education can be seen in the ability of graduates to transfer successfully to four-year colleges and universities as well as to secure new jobs and receive promotions in their current employment. The College meets the educational goals of our students through a variety of Associate degrees, certificate programs and non-credit course offerings and certifications. Cecil also offers courses for licensure, job preparation, and training for the community and industry. Cecil Community College is committed to providing comprehensive programs of study to help prepare county students for an enriched and productive participation in society. Our cultural and educational programs respond to evolving community needs and economic development. Through its open admissions policy, the College provides learning opportunities for all adults with the desire and ability to benefit from our courses and programs regardless of age, gender, race, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, handicap, or socioeconomic status. Cecil Community College, which was founded in 1968, is located in North East, Md. It is governed by a Board of Trustees that is appointed by the governor. The College is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Cecil also has articulation agreements with more than 30 universities and colleges, both in Maryland and outside the state.

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Did You Know?
For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,632 per year for in-state students and $7,656 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,111 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 0.67, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.