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Anne Arundel Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Anne Arundel Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Anne Arundel Community College Ranked?

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2023 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 230 badges in the 2023 rankings.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, AACC is ranked #586 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

AACC is also ranked #14 out of 34 schools in Maryland.

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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

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Anne Arundel Community College, this ratio is 17 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 26%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  26 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 65%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  65 out of 100

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Anne Arundel Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 11,948 undergraduates at AACC with 3,188 being full-time and 8,760 being part-time.

How Much Does Anne Arundel Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of AACC is $15,707. 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 +
$14,015 $14,515 $17,028 $18,820 $19,226

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

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At AACC, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $4,230 a year. That adds up to $16,920 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at AACC is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do AACC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from AACC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $41,701 in their early years. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


See which majors at Anne Arundel Community College make the most money.

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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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 learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 11,445 students took at least one online class at Anne Arundel Community College. This is an increase from the 5,849 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 11,445 11,060
2018-2019 5,849 2,458
2017-2018 5,686 2,458
2016-2017 5,563 2,369
2015-2016 5,517 2,423

Learn more about online learning at Anne Arundel Community College.

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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.