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Community College of Baltimore County Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Community College of Baltimore County? We’ve put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors CCBC offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Community College of Baltimore County Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Community College of Baltimore County was awarded 822 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is medical informatics.

Overall Quality

CCBC landed the #582 spot in College Factual's 2022 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,576 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

CCBC also holds the #15 spot on the Best Colleges in Maryland ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CCBC?

Acceptance Rate

Community College of Baltimore County 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.

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Community College of Baltimore County Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Community College of Baltimore County is about average at 16 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

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Community College of Baltimore County is 28%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Community College of Baltimore County

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 Community College of Baltimore County this rate is 53%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Community College of Baltimore County Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 17,573 undergraduates at CCBC with 4,901 being full-time and 12,672 being part-time.

How Much Does Community College of Baltimore County Cost?

The overall average net price of CCBC is $8,242. 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 CCBC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$6,714 $7,539 $9,739 $12,283 $12,873

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 CCBC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CCBC, approximately 20% of students took out student loans averaging $5,951 a year. That adds up to $23,804 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CCBC is 14.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do CCBC Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from CCBC make about $35,100 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 12% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Community College of Baltimore County

Community College of Baltimore County is a public institution situated in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for CCBC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7201 Rossville Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21237
Phone: 443-840-2222
Website: www.ccbcmd.edu/

Community College of Baltimore County Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Community College of Baltimore County along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at CCBC

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 16,182 students took at least one online class at Community College of Baltimore County. This is an increase from the 6,156 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 16,182 12,983
2018-2019 6,156 2,625
2017-2018 5,947 2,482
2016-2017 5,191 1,927
2015-2016 5,126 1,958

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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.

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