Prince George's Community College

Tel: (301)336-6000
  • 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 13,678 students (28% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Prince George's Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Prince Georges County, MD.
  • The nearest community college is TESST College of Technology-Beltsville (11.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 762 teachers has grown by 56% over five years.
Prince George's 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 Faculty762 staff164 staff
Prince George's Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 13,678 has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 50% over five years.
Total Enrollment13,678 students4,693 students
Prince George's Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:124:1
Prince George's Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,833 students1,352 students
Prince George's Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students9,845 students3,341 students
Prince George's Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Prince George's Community College Enrollment Breakdown MD All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
5%
6%
Prince George's Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Prince George's Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
73%
27%
Prince George's Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
9%
52%
Prince George's Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Prince George's Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
2%
4%
Prince George's Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
4%
2%
Prince George's Community College Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.450.65
Prince George's Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
6%
21%
Prince George's Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,900$37,700
Prince George's Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,570 is less than the state average of $6,280. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,850 is less than the state average of $8,289. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,570$6,280
Prince George's Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,850$8,289
Prince George's Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid71%71%
Prince George's Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$6,750$9,600
Prince George's Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,500
Prince George's Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (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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Did You Know?
For Maryland public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,280 per year for in-state students and $8,289 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maryland community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Montgomery College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.