Carroll Community College

1601 Washington Rd
Westminster, MD 21157
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • 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 3,060 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 56%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 3,060 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,002
  • Out-state tuition: $6,989
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 18%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 378 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Carroll 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
378 staff
378 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Carroll Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Carroll Community College diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,060 students
3,420 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,009 students
1,180 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,051 students
2,240 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Carroll Community College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
189 students
249 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,009 students
1,009 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
19 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,051 students
3,001 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
232 students
% Asian
4%
7%
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% Hispanic
6%
11%
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% Black
3%
26%
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% White
82%
44%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
6%
% Unknown races
4%
3%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score
0.30
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
39%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,900
$36,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,002 is less than the state average of $7,307. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,989 is less than the state average of $9,316. The out-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,002
$7,307
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,989
$9,316
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
55%
73%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$12,000
$10,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Carroll Community College cost?
Carroll Community College's tuition is approximately $5,002 for In-State students and $6,989 for Out-State students.
What is Carroll Community College's ranking?
Carroll Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Maryland for: Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 3,060 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,002
  • Out-state tuition: $6,989
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 18%
  • 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 0.70. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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