Cecil College

Tel: (410)287-6060
2,570 students
Public institution

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Cecil Community College is a comprehensive, open-admission, learner-centered institution. The College provides career, transfer, and continuing education coursework and programs that anticipate and meet the dynamic intellectual, cultural and, economic development challenges of Cecil County and the surrounding region. Through support services and a technologically enriched learning environment, the College strives to empower each learner with skills, knowledge, and values needed for college preparation, transfer to four-year institutions, workforce entry or advancement, and personal enrichment. Further, Cecil Community College promotes an appreciation of cultural diversity, social responsibility, and academic excellence.
School Highlights:
Cecil College serves 2,570 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Cecil College is the only community colleges within Cecil County, MD.
The nearest community college is Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (16.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Cecil College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 114 staff
59 staff
Cecil College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,570 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,570 students
1,266 students
Cecil College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
21:1
Cecil College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,051 students
810 students
Cecil College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,519 students
1,017 students
Cecil College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Cecil College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Cecil College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Cecil College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
9%
12%
Cecil College Black (2006-2013)
% White
79%
57%
Cecil College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
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. 0.17 0.53
Cecil College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,210 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,560 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,210 $5,742
Cecil College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,560 $10,260
Cecil College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 70%
89%
Cecil College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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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 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.