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 Maryland college of art and design (15.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
4,059 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 9,765 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 6%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 5%
7%
% Black 75%
12%
% White 12%
66%
% Two or more races 2%
2%
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

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,186 is less than the state average of $6,030. 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 $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,186 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,418 $10,175
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.

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