Garrett College

687 Mosser Road
McHenry, MD 21541
Tel: (301)387-3000
877 students
Public institution

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Garrett College is Maryland’s most exciting two year college, offering unique programs and residence halls; all in a safe, supportive environment at an affordable cost. Our campus is nestled on 62 acres of scenic Western Maryland, where our mountains, forests, lakes and whitewater rivers become more than attractions, they become classrooms.
School Highlights:
Garrett College serves 877 students (79% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Garrett College is the only community colleges within Garrett County, MD.
The nearest community college is Potomac State College of West Virginia University (20.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Garrett 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

Student Body

The student population of 877 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment
877 students
1,303 students
Garrett College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
692 students
836 students
Garrett College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 185 students
1,046 students
Garrett College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Garrett College sch enrollment Garrett College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Garrett College Asian (2010-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Garrett College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
2%
12%
Garrett College Black (2006-2012)
% White
95%
67%
Garrett College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Garrett College sch ethnicity Garrett College sta ethnicity
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. 0.10 0.45
Garrett College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,750 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,842 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,750 $5,940
Garrett College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,842 $10,072
Garrett College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Garrett College has an open enrollment policy; this means that everyone who applies to Garrett is given the opportunity to obtain a higher education. Garrett College's scenic location offers outdoor adventure from mild to wild. Our area offers lakes, waterfalls, and thousands of acres of state parks, in addition to a popular ski resort and the world's only mountaintop white-water course. Garrett offers more than 40 associate degrees and certificates. Our classes are taught by credentialed faculty members who bring energy and expertise to the classroom. Our low student-faculty ratio gives Garrett students the individual attention they deserve. With 15 student organizations and a slate of on-campus events, our students have a wide range of activities from which to choose. Garrett College holds the distinction of being one of only a few two-year colleges in the U.S. with residential halls. Students stay involved in campus life through activities sponsored by Inter-Hall Council, the college's residential life student organization. Garrett offers six athletic programs: men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, and golf. GC students take advantage of the area's ski resort and lake through skiing, kayaking, snowboarding, rock climbing, and boating.

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Did You Know?
For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,362 per year for in-state students and $8,268 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,143 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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.