Prince George's Community College

  • Since 1958, Prince George�s Community College has been providing educational opportunities for students from Prince George�s County and around the world. Dr. Charlene M. Dukes serves as the college�s eighth president. Under her leadership, the college continues to strive for excellence in providing opportunities for learning as a world-class institution of higher education.

School Highlights

Prince George's Community College serves 11,885 students (27% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.

Top Rankings

Prince George's Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Maryland for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 762 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Prince George's 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 Faculty762 staff179 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Prince George's Community College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The Prince George's Community College diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment11,885 students3,988 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:121:1
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# Full-Time Students3,248 students1,012 students
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# Part-Time Students8,637 students2,976 students
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% Asian
4%
6%
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% Hispanic
12%
10%
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% Black
72%
31%
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% White
4%
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 Score0.460.71
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College Completion Rate
9%
22%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,900$37,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,570 is less than the state average of $7,421. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,850 is less than the state average of $9,449. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,570$7,421
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,850$9,449
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid76%73%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The college's main campus is located in Largo, Maryland, with additional sites at University Town Center in Hyattsville, Laurel College Center and Andrews Air Force Base. The college partners with Howard Community College to offer classes at the Laurel College Center. Each year nearly 40,000 students take part in more than 60 programs of study in a wide range of traditional and cutting-edge disciplines. With an average class size of 20, Prince George's Community College provides students with an enriching, learning-centered environment in which to further their academic and professional careers. Academic programs are divided into two categories: Transfer programs parallel the first two years of a bachelor's degree and are designed to help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Transfer programs also provide undergraduate prerequisites for students majoring in pre-pharmacy, pre-dental, pre-law, pre-medicine and pre-physical therapy. Career programs provide technical skills necessary for employment and career advancement. Many of the credits earned in career programs transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Prince George's Community College is home to a number of special programs that address the needs and interests of county residents. These include the Book Bridge Project, the Center for Business and Industry Training and the Children's Developmental Clinic.

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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.