Carroll Community College: Narrative Description

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1601 Washington Rd.
Westminster, MD 21157
Tel: (410)386-8000
Admissions: (410)386-8430
Fax: (410)876-8855
E-mail: [email protected]
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State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Maryland Higher Education Commission. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1993. Setting: 80-acre small town campus with easy access to Baltimore. Endowment: $913,301. Total enrollment: 3,073. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. Full-time: 1,359 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 1,714 students, 71% women, 29% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 4 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 3% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 31% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters plus winter session. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: early admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: SAT or ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $3234 full-time, $92 per credit part-time. State resident tuition: $4476 full-time, $128 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6788 full-time, $195 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Student Government Organization, Carroll Community Chorus, Programming Board. Major annual events: Crab Feast, Health Fair. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Random House Learning Resources Center with 39,187 books, 3,400 microform titles, 318 serials, 3,151 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 674 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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