Prince George's Community College

301 Largo Rd
Largo, MD 20774-2199
Tel: (301)336-6000
13,824 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 13,824 students (29% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
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 (11.7 miles away).

School Overview

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

Student Body

The student population of 13,824 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment
13,824 students
1,303 students
Prince George
# Full-Time Students
4,059 students
836 students
Prince George
# Part-Time Students 9,765 students
1,046 students
Prince George
Prince George Prince George
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
6%
2%
Prince George
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Prince George
% Black
75%
12%
Prince George
% White
12%
67%
Prince George
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Prince George
Prince George Prince George
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. 0.42 0.45
Prince George

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,186 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,418 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,186 $5,940
Prince George
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,418 $10,072
Prince George
Source: 2012 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Beltsville TESST College of Technology-Beltsville
    Private for-profit
    4600 Powder Mill Rd
    Beltsville, MD 20705
    (301)937-8448
    11.7  Mi  |  390  students
  • Alexandria Global Health College
    Private for-profit
    25 S Quaker La 1st Fl
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    (703)212-7410
    13.3  Mi  |  282  students
  • Silver spring Maryland college of art and design
    Private, non-profit
    10500 georgia ave
    Silver spring, MD 20902
    (301)649-4454
    15.2  Mi  |  78  students
  • Arlington Everest College-Arlington (Arlington - 22203)
    Private for-profit
    801 N Quincy St-Ste 500
    Arlington, VA 22203
    (703)248-8887
    15.2  Mi  |  142  students
  • Falls Church Medtech Institute
    Private for-profit
    6565 Arlington Boulevard
    Falls Church, VA 22042
    (703)237-6200
    17.4  Mi  |  1208  students
Recent Articles
5 Alternative Methods for Earning Community College Credits
5 Alternative Methods for Earning Community College Credits
Not all community college students spend their winter and summer break on vacation. Some utilize that time to take a few extra classes and earn credits that can help them graduate early. Other students test out of courses and receive credit for work experiences in order to get ahead. In this article, learn about the various methods you can use to pursue extra college credits.
Free Community College Coming Soon? President Obama Hopes So
Earlier this year, President Obama outlined a proposal that would make community college free for millions of community college students. What does it mean for you?
Mental Health Support for Community College Students
With serious mental health issues on the rise on college campuses nationwide, community colleges are scrambling to provide expanded mental health services to students.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

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.