2901 Liberty Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 4,181 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,181 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,462
  • Out-state tuition: $5,750
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 95%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Baltimore City Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 490 teachers has grown by 142% over five years.
Baltimore City Community College
(MD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
490 staff
378 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Baltimore City Community College has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The Baltimore City Community College diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,181 students
3,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,180 students
1,180 students
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# Part-Time Students
3,001 students
2,240 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
294 students
249 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,180 students
1,009 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
19 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
3,001 students
3,001 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
232 students
% Asian
1%
7%
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% Hispanic
2%
11%
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% Black
60%
26%
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% White
5%
44%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
27%
6%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.64
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.16%
3.35%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$31,100
$36,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,462 is less than the state average of $7,307. The in-state tuition has declined by 21% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $5,750 is less than the state average of $9,316. The out-state tuition has declined by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,462
$7,307
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$5,750
$9,316
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
74%
73%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$10,000
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,500
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Baltimore City Community College cost?

Baltimore City Community College's tuition is approximately $2,462 for In-State students and $5,750 for Out-State students.

What is Baltimore City Community College's ranking?

Baltimore City Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Maryland for: Least expensive tuition and Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,181 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,462
  • Out-state tuition: $5,750
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 95%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,307 per year for in-state students and $9,316 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maryland community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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