Baltimore City Community College

  • BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (BCCC) provides outstanding educational, cultural, and social experiences to the citizens of Baltimore, the state of Maryland, and surrounding areas. The College's accessible, affordable, comprehensive programs include college transfer and career preparation, technical training, and life skills training.

School Highlights

Baltimore City Community College serves 4,523 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.

Top Rankings

Baltimore City Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Maryland for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 202 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Baltimore City Community College(MD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty202 staff179 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baltimore City Community College has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The Baltimore City Community College diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,523 students3,988 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:121:1
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# Full-Time Students1,547 students1,012 students
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# Part-Time Students2,976 students2,976 students
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
4%
10%
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% Black
77%
31%
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% White
9%
42%
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% Two or more races
3%
4%
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% Non Resident races
3%
4%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.390.71
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College Completion Rate
13%
22%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$31,100$37,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,462 is less than the state average of $7,421. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,750 is less than the state average of $9,449. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,462$7,421
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,750$9,449
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%73%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • BCCC is both an old and a young institution. The College dates its origins to Baltimore Junior College, founded as part of the Baltimore City Public Schools in 1947 to provide post-high school education for returning World War II veterans. In 1967, the College was renamed Community College of Baltimore and restructured as a department of the City of Baltimore. In the 1980s City and State leaders recognized that shrinking City resources made it difficult for the City to operate a quality institution of higher education. On July 1, 1990, the Maryland General Assembly created a new institution, New Community College of Baltimore, funded by the State of Maryland. The College was granted permanent status in 1992 and renamed Baltimore City Community College. Academics at BCCC comprises a variety of student-centered learning options that meet the diverse needs of the community. Your academic and career success is a primary objective of everyone here. BCCC offers 30 Associate degree and 27 Certificate programs in technology, business, engineering, health care, hospitality, teacher education and other fields, enabling you to transfer to a four-year college or university, or get retraining at work. With three campuses and over 80 satellite locations across the city conveniently situated to serve you, in addition to our recognized distance learning program, BCCC is your place for education -- when and where you need it. The Liberty Campus in Northwest Baltimore, the Harbor Campus in Baltimore's Inner Harbor, Reisterstown Plaza Center, and more than 80 off-campus learning sites at churches, community centers, schools, and businesses. As an open admissions institution and the only community college in Baltimore City, BCCC enrolls more city residents as undergraduates than any other college or university in the state. The institution is also the city's largest provider of developmental, literacy, and adult basic education services, with the goal of preparing incoming students to succeed at the college level. In recent academic years, the majority of students entering BCCC has needed at least some developmental courses. The College provides a variety of student services that meet the learning needs and support for an increasingly diverse student population. BCCC, a dynamic higher education institution, is responsive to the changing needs of its stakeholders: individuals, businesses, government, and educational institutions of the community at large.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Baltimore City Community College is Baltimore International College (3.5 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,421 per year for in-state students and $9,449 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maryland community colleges have a diversity score of 0.71, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Howard Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.