Carroll Community College

Tel: (410)386-8000
  • Carroll Community College is Carroll County's premier learning community for convenient, affordable, state-of-the-market postsecondary training, baccalaureate preparation, and lifelong education. As a learning-centered college, Carroll embraces student learning as its primary and defining mission; encourages students to be full and active partners in learning; creates an environment supporting student and organizational learning; assesses learning outcomes and uses the results to improve learning; and evaluates all areas of the college by how well they foster learning.
School Highlights
  • Carroll Community College serves 3,645 students (37% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 25:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Carroll Community College is the only community colleges within Carroll County, MD.
  • The nearest community college to Carroll Community College is Howard Community College (22.6 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 179 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
Carroll Community College(MD) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty179 staff164 staff
Carroll Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Carroll Community College has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Carroll Community College diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,645 students4,515 students
Carroll Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:125:1
Carroll Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,352 students1,174 students
Carroll Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students2,293 students3,341 students
Carroll Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Carroll Community College Enrollment Breakdown MD All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Carroll Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Carroll Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Carroll Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Carroll Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Carroll Community College More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
Carroll Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.150.65
Carroll Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Carroll Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,900$37,700
Carroll Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,002 is less than the state average of $7,453. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,989 is less than the state average of $9,350. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,002$7,453
Carroll Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$6,989$9,350
Carroll Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid39%75%
Carroll Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,452$9,600
Carroll Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2014-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,500
Carroll Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2014-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Carroll Community College has a long, rich history of remarkable growth. The college has evolved from a small rural campus to an 80-acre property marked by modern architecture, housing classrooms with state-of-the-art technology. In 1976 Carroll Community College opens on South Center Street as a branch campus of Catonsville Community College and in 1990 Washington Road campus opens with Great Hall, Classroom Building One. The physical growth of the campus continues to flourish. In 1997, the Random House Library building was built. The Fine Arts, Business Training Center and Life Fitness buildings were completed in 2002. In addition, the Nursing and Allied Health building was completed in 2004. The college offers programs in the field of Allied Health, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Fine & Performing Arts, Teacher Education, Technical Studies and Transfer Programs. The College is accreditated by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,453 per year for in-state students and $9,350 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maryland community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.