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IPEDS ID: 434672
OPE ID: 00206300
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The Community College of Baltimore County
7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237
General information:  (443) 840-2222
Type:  2-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  23,981 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  18 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Multicampus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty4521,486
Research and public service9543
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,200$1,400$1,400$1,4000.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$6,034$7,426$7,426$7,4260.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Off Campus$13,690$15,796$15,926$16,0630.9%
Off Campus with Family$7,656$8,405$8,535$8,6371.2%
Off Campus$16,056$18,316$18,656$18,8971.3%
Off Campus with Family$10,022$10,925$11,265$11,4711.8%
Off Campus$18,526$21,046$21,516$21,8611.6%
Off Campus with Family$12,492$13,655$14,125$14,4352.2%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11,82972%————
Grant or scholarship aid1,63965%$7,282,896$4,443
Federal grants1,49659%$6,643,887$4,441
Pell grants1,49559%$6,526,573$4,366
Other federal grants25410%$117,314$462
State/local government grant or scholarships38915%$377,641$971
Institutional grants or scholarships30112%$261,368$868
Student loan aid57523%$3,163,839$5,502
Federal student loans56822%$3,070,936$5,407
Other student loans110%$92,903$8,446
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid113,19152%$45,464,018$3,447
Pell grants11,61146%$39,754,041$3,424
Federal student loans4,72019%$26,901,130$5,699
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$5,941$7,637$7,614
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$5,154$6,810$6,703
$30,001 – $48,000$5,922$7,853$7,462
$48,001 – $75,000$8,270$9,907$9,656
$75,001 – $110,000$10,248$11,503$11,521
$110,001 and more$10,438$11,843$11,875
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)23,981
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment2,008
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 33%
Part-time: 67%Student Gender:
Male: 40%
Female: 60%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 5%
Black or African American: 38%
Hispanic/Latino: 4%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 45%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 58%
25 and over: 42%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 95%
Out-of-state: 3%
Foreign countries: 2%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 7%
Enrolled in some distance education: 13%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 80%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:
Full-time students: 52%
Part-time students: 41%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 35 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 7%
Transfer-out rate: 16%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 7%
Female: 7%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 4%
Hispanic/Latino: 10%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 14%
White: 11%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
Within "Normal time" for the program: 2%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 8%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 12%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgram1
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General43
Category total43
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping2438
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General1d4
Business Administration and Management, General11237
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other00
Business/Commerce, General-86d
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other0-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management-9
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General7-
Labor and Industrial Relations01
Management Information Systems, General6d23d
Real Estate0-
Category total150d198d
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production0-
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician0-
Category total0-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General-14d
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance58
Computer Graphics3-
Computer Programming, Specific Applications22-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications1634
Category total4656d
Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other139
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager23
Category total1512
Chemistry Teacher Education-0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-18
Education, General-29
Elementary Education and Teaching-17
Mathematics Teacher Education-2
Physics Teacher Education-0
Spanish Language Teacher Education-2
Special Education and Teaching, General0-
Category total068
Engineering, General013
Category total013
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD268
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician2-
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General0-
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other-8
Engineering Technology, General6-
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology-1
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician205
Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician-3
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician927
Quality Control Technology/Technician0-
Surveying Technology/Surveying5-
Category total6852
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management-9
Child Care Provider/Assistant6-
Category total69
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation126
Category total126
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician-13
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist-29
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)111
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other0-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician3-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other4-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training36-
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician10-
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage2-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary63
Medical Informatics-18
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist-26
Occupational Therapy/Therapist-45
Physician Assistant24-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician526
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer12-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-286
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist-18
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling233
Surgical Technology/Technologist0-
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant-18
Category total105526
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science12739
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician0-
Category total12739
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary0-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1617
Category total1617
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other3735d
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1122d
Category total4857d
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician-1
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician1025
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician41
Category total1427
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences-33
Category total-33
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies05
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other54
Category total59
Personal and Culinary Services
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General017
Category total017
Precision Production
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist0-
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist0-
Category total0-
Science Technologies/Technicians
Chemical Technology/Technician0-
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other01
Category total01
Social Sciences
Category total117
Transportation and Materials Moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General669
Category total669
Visual and Performing Arts
Commercial and Advertising Art1129
Visual and Performing Arts, General-38
Visual and Performing Arts, Other6-
Category total1767
Grand total6062,086
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NJCAA Division II MenWomen
Track and Field, Indoor10
Track and Field, X-Country4
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1966 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Board of Funeral Service Education, Committee on Accreditation
Funeral Service Education (FUSER) - Institutions and programs awarding diplomas, associate degrees and bachelor's degrees7/1/1991 -  Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene (DH)7/31/2008 -  Accredited
Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation
Massage - Accreditation of programs in the United States that award postsecondary certificates, postsecondary diplomas, and academic Associate degrees, in the practice of massage therapy and bodywork.1/1/2007 -  Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers(!)12/1/1971 -  Accredited
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists(!)7/1/1980 - 4/11/2008Terminated
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists4/24/2009 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1974 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1972 -  Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs(!)6/1/1976 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession041
Drug law violations020
Liquor law violations100
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible010
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault001
Motor vehicle theft301
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate18.5%17.9%
Number in default347323
Number in repayment1,8661,803
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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