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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:  22,887 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  17 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 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty4441,487
Research and public service8558
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 year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,400$1,400$1,400$1,4000.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$7,426$7,426$7,426$9,89333.2%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Off Campus$15,796$15,926$16,063$18,68316.3%
Off Campus with Family$8,405$8,535$8,637$8,7901.8%
Off Campus$18,316$18,656$18,897$21,62114.4%
Off Campus with Family$10,925$11,265$11,471$11,7282.2%
Off Campus$21,046$21,516$21,861$24,68912.9%
Off Campus with Family$13,655$14,125$14,435$14,7962.5%
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Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
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 aid11,87675%————
Grant or scholarship aid1,70168%$7,826,836$4,601
Federal grants1,54662%$7,143,559$4,621
Pell grants1,54662%$7,004,009$4,530
Other federal grants2279%$139,550$615
State/local government grant or scholarships56523%$514,033$910
Institutional grants or scholarships2128%$169,244$798
Student loan aid52921%$2,813,339$5,318
Federal student loans52321%$2,739,055$5,237
Other student loans100%$74,284$7,428
  • 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 aid112,21451%$44,768,039$3,665
Pell grants11,16647%$39,147,705$3,506
Federal student loans4,22718%$22,472,018$5,316
  • 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$7,637$7,614$7,161
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 Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$6,810$6,703$6,313
$30,001 – $48,000$7,853$7,462$6,965
$48,001 – $75,000$9,907$9,656$9,466
$75,001 – $110,000$11,503$11,521$11,360
$110,001 and more$11,843$11,875$11,618
  • 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 2014
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)22,887
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,838
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 32%
Part-time: 68%Student Gender:
Male: 39%
Female: 61%
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: 44%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
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: 94%
Out-of-state: 2%
Foreign countries: 4%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
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 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
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, 33 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 7%
Transfer-out rate: 15%
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 2011 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: 9%
Black or African American: 3%
Hispanic/Latino: 5%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 12%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2011 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 2010 or Fall 2011, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2010 or Fall 2011, by Time to Completion
[Began in Fall 2010]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 3%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 7%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 11%
[Began in Fall 2011]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 2%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 7%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: %
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgram<1
  • 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, General-93
Category total-93
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping10621
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General1d-6d
Business Administration and Management, General-3545
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other-00
Business/Commerce, General--84d
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other-0-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management--6
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-3-
Labor and Industrial Relations-00
Management Information Systems, General3239
Real Estate-0-
Category total14d46201d
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production-0-
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician-0-
Category total-0-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General--28d
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance-732
Computer Graphics-0-
Computer Programming, Specific Applications10--
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications6147
Category total168107d
Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other2413
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager-14
Category total2517
Chemistry Teacher Education--0
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--12
Education, General--20
Elementary Education and Teaching--15
Mathematics Teacher Education--0
Physics Teacher Education--0
Spanish Language Teacher Education--0
Special Education and Teaching, General-0-
Category total-047
Engineering, General-19
Category total-19
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD28-5
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician-0-
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology-0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General-0-
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other--5
Engineering Technology, General3--
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology--0
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/Technician17-8
Hydraulics and Fluid Power Technology/Technician--4
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician4-13
Quality Control Technology/Technician-0-
Surveying Technology/Surveying1--
Category total53035
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Child Care and Support Services Management--6
Child Care Provider/Assistant1--
Category total1-6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation-70
Category total-70
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician--18
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist--29
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)-19
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other-1-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician-6-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other3--
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training-25-
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology/Technician12--
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage-1-
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary-15
Medical Informatics--13
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist--31
Occupational Therapy/Therapist--32
Physician Assistant-33-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician16-29
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer14--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--247
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist--16
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling5-29
Surgical Technology/Technologist-0-
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant--19
Category total5068477
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science827-34
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician-0-
Category total827034
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary-0-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal-1722
Category total-1722
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other-2d727d
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-0d112d
Category total-2d839d
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician--0
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician-1029
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician1-2
Category total11031
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences--37
Category total--37
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies-06
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other9-5
Category total9011
Personal and Culinary Services
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General-016
Category total-016
Precision Production
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist-2-
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist-0-
Category total-2-
Science Technologies/Technicians
Chemical Technology/Technician-0-
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other7-3
Category total703
Social Sciences
Category total23-9
Transportation and Materials Moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General9-63
Category total9-63
Visual and Performing Arts
Commercial and Advertising Art6212
Visual and Performing Arts, General--41
Visual and Performing Arts, Other-4-
Category total6653
Grand total1,0181812,020
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: 280
DoD Tuition Assistance Program: 62
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: $3,851
DoD Tuition Assistance Program: $743
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
2013-2014 Varsity Athletes
NJCAA Division II MenWomen
Track and Field, Indoor4
Track and Field, X-Country7
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1966 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs(!)6/1/1976 -  Accredited
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
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree(!)8/1/2014 -  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
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
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession410
Drug law violations200
Liquor law violations002
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible100
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault010
Motor vehicle theft010
  • 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 Year201220112010
Default rate15.5%13.4%18.5%
Number in default470307347
Number in repayment3,0312,2811,866
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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