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Frederick Community College is ...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
7932 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702

Frederick Community College Rankings

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Net Price
$5,381/ year
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $3,578/ year
  • $30-48k
    $4,053/ year
  • $49-75k
    $6,405/ year
  • $76-110k
    $8,617/ year
  • $110k+
    $9,161/ year


Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.46 responses
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.41 responses
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.39 responses
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Undergrads Over 25
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,800/ year
Graduation Rate
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Frederick Community College Reviews

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Attending FCC been a great experience so far. I have found a new love passion for education. So far the only negative experience I have had is an absolutely terrible teacher. She was brand new, and I assume resources were low to have hired a teacher like this. I am half way through my second semester the and I am loving it. The awful professor was replaced and I find my self enjoy going to class more and more. The campus is quite small, and this makes navigating it quite easy. The students are all eager to learn and the staff(with the one exception are more than happy to help. All of my professors have been outstanding so far and I am glad to be spending another year there!
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Over the past few years I have experimented with several other schools. Yet, I seem to keep coming back to FCC. The smaller class sizes allow for a more individualized learning experience. Due to the location of the school and its surroundings, it is ideal for almost every class. For example, I took an ecology class and the campus is close enough to local and state parks for us to be able to take field trips. This greatly helped me to gain a broader understanding of the subject matter. Also, there are many great resources nearby. For instance, the Monroe Center is where I am currently taking a Welding class and have enrolled for this upcoming semester to take the next level course. The Monroe center offers students an opportunity to gain real life experiences in the field of their choice. Some of these courses include culinary arts, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, welding, and nursing, just to name a few. The staff at FCC is always willing to lend a helping hand and guide each student in the right direction. Their professionalism and dedication to educating each student cannot be touched by other colleges. I would highly recommend FCC to anyone looking for an affordable and quality college!
When I tell people I am taking a welding course, I almost always get funny looks. Being the only female welder in a shop overflowing with testosterone can be trying at times. However, I am very thankful for the push and drive it has given me to be just as good a welder if not better. The intro to welding course allows its students to take an exam at the end of the semester. This exam decides whether or not you become a certified 2G welder, which can directly lead to a career opportunity. The curriculum strictly covered what we learned in class and the workload was evenly spread out. The facility is an excellent learning environment! The shop is equipped with well running, up to date machinery to make welding as "real world" as possible, all while remaining a safe learning environment. The staff are dedicated to helping each student discover their strengths and improve their weaknesses, as well as to provide as much information as possible about new job opportunities.