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Anne Arundel Community College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Anne Arundel Community College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Anne Arundel Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Anne Arundel Community College was awarded 12 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

AACC was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into AACC?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Anne Arundel Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Anne Arundel Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, Anne Arundel Community College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Anne Arundel Community College is 21%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  21 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Anne Arundel Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Anne Arundel Community College is 72%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  72 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at AACC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 12,886 undergraduates at AACC with 3,661 being full-time and 9,225 being part-time.

AACC Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

AACC scored 47.96 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  47.96 out of 100
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How Much Does Anne Arundel Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of AACC is $15,268. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for AACC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,576 $14,117 $16,703 $18,033 $18,594

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of AACC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At AACC, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $4,750 a year. That adds up to $19,000 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AACC is 10.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do AACC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from AACC make around $36,900 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 7% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Anne Arundel Community College

Anne Arundel Community College is a public institution located in Arnold, Maryland. The suburban atmosphere of Arnold makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

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Location of Anne Arundel Community College

Contact details for AACC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 101 College Pky, Arnold, MD 21012-1895
Phone: 410-777-2222

Anne Arundel Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Anne Arundel Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at AACC

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 5,686 students took at least one online class at Anne Arundel Community College. This is an increase from the 5,563 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 5,686 2,458
2016-2017 5,563 2,369
2015-2016 5,517 2,423
2014-2015 6,012 2,698
2013-2014 5,831 2,642

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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