TESST College of Technology-Beltsville

4600 Powder Mill Rd
Beltsville, MD 20705-0000
Tel: (301)937-8448
  • Higher education could help open the door to a rewarding career. At TESST College of Technology, we offer a variety of career-oriented programs designed to prepare you with the training and knowledge employers search for in today’s competitive marketplace. We strive to help you gain the relevant education and career skills that could help you stand out from the crowd. If you are looking for colleges in Maryland that offer certificate and associate’s degree programs, TESST College of Technology in Beltsville could help prepare you for a new career or advancement in your current profession. Get hands-on training and a college education that could help you become a more marketable job candidate in today’s competitive marketplace. This could be your opportunity to pursue the career you have always wanted. Our experienced faculty provide a strong program curriculum that can help you achieve your lifelong career goals. Their teaching techniques promote participation in activities such as group discussions and projects, lab work, simulations, demonstrations, field trips, guest speakers, and lectures.
School Highlights
  • TESST College of Technology-Beltsville serves 388 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 43:1 is higher than the state community college average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • TESST College of Technology-Beltsville is one of 2 community colleges within Prince Georges County, MD.
  • The nearest community college is Maryland college of art and design (7.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville(MD) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty9 staff164 staff
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered67

Student Body

  • The student population of 388 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 43:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment388 students4,693 students
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio43:124:1
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students388 students1,352 students
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students-3,341 students
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Part-Time Students (2008-2010)
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Enrollment Breakdown MD All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Black (2007-2016)
% White
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville White (2007-2016)
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Ethnicity Breakdown MD All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.480.65
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$41,100$37,700
TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%71%
    TESST College of Technology-Beltsville % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,600
    TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,500
    TESST College of Technology-Beltsville Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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