Wor-Wic Community College

32000 Campus Drive, Salisbury
MD, 21804-7131
Tel: (410)334-2800
3,739 students
Public institution

Get admissions information on Wor-Wic Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Wor-Wic is a comprehensive community college serving the residents of Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset counties. The college provides quality postsecondary credit programs leading to an associate degree, a certificate of proficiency or a letter of recognition, as well as documents of completion for community and continuing education courses. Its open door admission policy and comprehensive student support services enable Wor-Wic to provide educational opportunities for those who have the desire and ability to benefit from its courses and programs regardless of age, gender, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation or disability. The college provides its courses and programs at a reasonable cost, with funding from its supporting counties, Worcester and Wicomico, and the state. Special state legislation permits Somerset County students to attend Wor-Wic at the in-county tuition rate.
School Highlights:
Wor-Wic Community College serves 3,739 students (32% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Wor-Wic Community College is the only community colleges within Wicomico County, MD.
The nearest community college is Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (23.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Wor-Wic 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 3,739 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 18% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,739 students
1,283 students
Wor-Wic Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,190 students
832 students
Wor-Wic Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,549 students
1,021 students
Wor-Wic Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Wor-Wic Community College sch enrollment Wor-Wic Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Wor-Wic Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Wor-Wic Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
15%
12%
Wor-Wic Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
79%
66%
Wor-Wic Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Wor-Wic Community College More (2010-2012)
Wor-Wic Community College sch ethnicity Wor-Wic Community 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. 0.35 0.45
Wor-Wic Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,214 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,390 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,214 $5,845
Wor-Wic Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,390 $10,047
Wor-Wic Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Wor-Wic Community College is a public, two-year college serving the residents of Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset counties. Founded in 1975, the college enrolls about 10,000 students in more than 2,000 classes each year at its campus in Salisbury and at various locations throughout Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore. Wor-Wic provides quality postsecondary educational opportunities to area residents at a reasonable cost. Wor-Wic offers programs that lead to an associate of arts degree, associate of arts in teaching degree, associate of science degree, associate of applied science degree, certificate of proficiency or letter of recognition. Wor-Wic offers the first two years of a baccalaureate degree with programs such as general studies, business, computer science, electronics, and elementary and secondary teacher education, for those who want to transfer to a four-year college or university. Other credit programs are more occupational in nature, designed for individuals who want to enter the work force immediately after two years of college, or those who are employed and want to upgrade their skills or obtain a promotion. Community and continuing education courses and seminars help students prepare for a new career, upgrade existing job skills and provide opportunities for self-improvement. Courses are offered in a wide range of fields, such as supervision, computers, child care, health and industrial trades. Wor-Wic is a state-approved two-year college. It is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.

Get admissions information on Wor-Wic Community College and online degrees at CampusExplorer.com.

Nearby Schools:

Recent Articles
5 Support Services to Boost Your Community College Success
5 Support Services to Boost Your Community College Success
College can be a difficult transition for many students. To help address students’ academic needs, many community colleges have started support services programs. Learn about some of these common programs and how they can help you be successful in school.
Second Rate? Community Colleges Fight Stereotypes
Many common myths about community colleges exist, but as they continue to diversify and offer cutting-edge programming, two-year institutions are fighting back against these long-held stereotypes.
California Virtual Community College System Increases Choices, Transfers
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
Related School Videos
h 'h'

h
h

h 'h'

h
h

h 'h'

h
h

View more school videos

Did You Know?
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 $7,542 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.