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Cecil College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Cecil College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. 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 Cecil 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.

Cecil College was awarded 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

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

See all of the rankings for Cecil College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Cecil College?

Acceptance Rate

Cecil College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Learn more about Cecil College admissions.

Cecil College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Cecil College is about average at 14 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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 Cecil College is 25%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  25 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Cecil College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Cecil College this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Cecil College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,391 undergraduates at Cecil College with 782 being full-time and 1,609 being part-time.

Cecil College 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.

The overall diversity score for Cecil College is 35.33 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  35.33 out of 100
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How Much Does Cecil College Cost?

The overall average net price of Cecil College is $8,919. 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 Cecil College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,104 $8,311 $10,202 $11,115 $11,398

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 Cecil College, 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 Cecil College, approximately 23% of students took out student loans averaging $4,762 a year. That adds up to $19,048 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cecil College is 17.1%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Cecil College Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Cecil College make about $31,500 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 21% 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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See which majors at Cecil College make the most money.

Location of Cecil College

Located in North East, Maryland, Cecil College is a public institution. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of Cecil College.

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Location of Cecil College

Contact details for Cecil College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Seahawk Drive, North East, MD 21901-1900
Phone: 410-287-1000
Website: www.cecil.edu

Cecil College Majors

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

Online Learning at Cecil College

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, 955 students took at least one online class at Cecil College. This is a decrease from the 1,006 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 955 172
2016-2017 1,006 156
2015-2016 1,073 174
2014-2015 814 183
2013-2014 1,008 138

Learn more about online learning at Cecil College.

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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