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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Safety
    A+
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    A-
CCBC is a public college located in Rossville, Maryland in the Baltimore Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,408 undergraduate students. The CCBC acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. Graduating 14% of students, CCBC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,700.
About The Community College of Baltimore County...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
Address
7201 Rossville Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21237
Website
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$8,549/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,593/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
74%

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.153 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.150 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.151 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,408Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
13,941
Undergrads Over 25
24%
Pell Grant
58%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    70%
  • Stressed
    20%
  • Outgoing
    10%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
14%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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I have attended CCBC on and off for a few years. Their course selection is great; between their three main campuses, numerous extension centers, and online courses you're sure to find the classes you need and times to fit your schedule. I've only taken courses at the main campus (Catonsville) and the Owings Mills Extension Center. The OM Extension Center was brand new when I took classes there and was conveniently located near my job at the time. While I took classes at the Catonsville campus they were undergoing a lot of remodelling in the Math and Science Hall, although I haven't returned to see the completed project. The campuses are very nice, well maintained, and felt safe. Campus security is always making rounds, in addition to plenty of cameras and "blue lights" throughout the campus, I felt safe going to and from class on my own--even those late release classes that ended at 10pm!
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I've been enrolled in dual enrollment with CCBC for three years. It has been the experience I expected from community college, with difficult but manageable core classes and many resources to help students succeed through their classes. My experience with their disability support services has also been fairly positive (I am a student with Autism Spectrum Disorder and multiple learning disabilities) and I was able to get accommodations without any issues or any discrimination. I have faced those challenges before in other schools, so that was an important factor in my overall experience with them. Their Essex campus is well managed, and has many areas to study. Their testing center is very responsive and helpful and I have had no issues scheduling and taking exams there. Overall it was not anything remarkable, but a suitable, affordable community college.
It is a very good community college. They take your education very seriously. They have good sports such as, soccer, baseball and so much others. The professors are very educated and love what they do. The food is very delicious! They have Starbucks on campus. The library is open to all students with so many computers and books.