Prince George's Community College

301 Largo Rd
Largo, MD 20774-2199
Tel: (301)336-6000
13,678 students
Public institution
Since 1958, Prince George’s Community College has been providing educational opportunities for students from Prince George’s County and around the world. Dr. Charlene M. Dukes serves as the college’s eighth president. Under her leadership, the college continues to strive for excellence in providing opportunities for learning as a world-class institution of higher education.
School Highlights
Prince George's Community College serves 13,678 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Prince George's Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Prince Georges County, MD.
The nearest community college is TESST College of Technology-Beltsville (11.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 762 teachers has grown by 71% over five years.
College Prince George's Community College 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 762 staff
62 staff
Prince George's Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 13,678 has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,678 students 1,371 students
Prince George's Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
22:1
Prince George's Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,833 students
779 students
Prince George's Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 9,845 students
1,083 students
Prince George's Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Prince George's Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
5%
5%
Prince George's Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
5%
20%
Prince George's Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
73%
15%
Prince George's Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
9%
49%
Prince George's Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Prince George's Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
4%
6%
Prince George's Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
Prince George's Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Prince George's Community 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. 0.45 0.70
Prince George's Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,570 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,850 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,570 $5,664
Prince George's Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,850 $10,360
Prince George's Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 71%
90%
Prince George's Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The college's main campus is located in Largo, Maryland, with additional sites at University Town Center in Hyattsville, Laurel College Center and Andrews Air Force Base. The college partners with Howard Community College to offer classes at the Laurel College Center. Each year nearly 40,000 students take part in more than 60 programs of study in a wide range of traditional and cutting-edge disciplines. With an average class size of 20, Prince George's Community College provides students with an enriching, learning-centered environment in which to further their academic and professional careers. Academic programs are divided into two categories: Transfer programs parallel the first two years of a bachelor's degree and are designed to help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Transfer programs also provide undergraduate prerequisites for students majoring in pre-pharmacy, pre-dental, pre-law, pre-medicine and pre-physical therapy. Career programs provide technical skills necessary for employment and career advancement. Many of the credits earned in career programs transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Prince George's Community College is home to a number of special programs that address the needs and interests of county residents. These include the Book Bridge Project, the Center for Business and Industry Training and the Children's Developmental Clinic.

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Did You Know?
For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,912 per year for in-state students and $8,817 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,472 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.