About

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  • Mission

    Carroll Community College is a public, open admissions, associate-degree-granting college serving Carroll County, MD with baccalaureate preparation programs, career education, workforce and business development, and personal and cultural enrichment opportunities. As a vibrant, learner-centered community, the college engages students as active learners, prepares them for an increasingly diverse and changing world, and encourages their lifelong learning.

    View the entire mission statement.

  • Vision

    Carroll Community College is Carroll County's premier learning community for convenient, affordable, state-of-the-market postsecondary training, baccalaureate preparation, and lifelong education. As a learning-centered college that is imbued with integrity, Carroll embraces student learning as its primary and defining mission, encourages students to be full and active partners in learning, creates an environment supporting student and organizational learning, assesses learning outcomes and uses the results to improve learning, and evaluates all areas of the college by how well they support learning.

    View our Compass Strategic Priorities.

  • Values

    Carroll Community College is an organization that values, recognizes and rewards just, humane, honest and respectful human interaction; ethical and truthful representation of the college to students and the community; positive and collaborative problem-solving; and solutions-oriented action.
  • Facts At A Glance

  • Enrollment

    Total credit and noncredit students served in 2015-16 12,194
    Total full-time-equivalent (FTE) in 2015-16 2,664
    Fall 2016 credit headcount 3,362
    Under age 20 1,442
    Age 20–24 1,097
    Age 25–39 575
    Age 40 and above 248
    Carroll County resident 89%
    Other Maryland 9%
    Out-of-state 2%
    Average class size 18
    Most popular majors General Studies
      Arts and Sciences
      Teacher Education
      Business Administration
      Nursing
    Associate degrees awarded in 2015-16 614
    Top transfer destinations Towson University
      University of Maryland University College
      Stevenson University
      McDaniel College
      University of Maryland Baltimore County
      Salisbury University
      University of Maryland University College
    Continuing Education noncredit students in 2015-16 7,695
    Businesses provided customized training and services in 2015-16 82

    Finances

    2015-16 Operating Budget $31,137,869
    Revenue sources:  
    Student tuition/fees 41%
    County 31%
    State 25%
    Other 3%
    Tuition per billable hour, Carroll County residents 2015-16 $134
    Cost of typical three-credit course with fees (in-county) $488
    Annual tuition and fees for full-time, in-county student (30 credits per year) $4,884
    Total financial aid awarded in 2015-16 $5,884,149

    Resources

    Total employees in Fall 2016 606
    Full-time 258
    Part-time 348
    Smart technology all classrooms
    Wireless networking campus-wide
    Library volumes, print and e-books 183,195
    Number of full-text journals available online 20,573
    Number of online research databases 41
    Size of Washington Road campus 80 acres

    Contact Information

    General information/offices not listed below410-386-8000
    Admissions (credit)410-386-8430
    Advising and counseling410-386-8435
    Bookstore410-840-8443
    Business Training Group410-386-8095
    Continuing Education and Training410-386-8100
    Financial Aid410-386-8437
    Foundation410-386-8150
    Library410-386-8340
    Miller Center for Small Business410-386-8012
    Records and Registration410-386-8440
    TTY via Maryland Relay711 or  800-735-2258
  • Planning and Priorities

  • College Planning Documents

    Compass Strategic Priorities

    2020 Strategic Priorities

    Student Achievement

    Continuously enhance instructional program quality and effectiveness to increase student achievement, retention and program completion.

    Enrollment Development

    Respond to community and student needs through innovation and resourcefulness in instructional programming, course delivery and scheduling, student services and effective communications.

    County Economic Development

    Support Carroll County business and workforce development through career and professional education, contract training and consulting services, and partnerships with local businesses and economic development agencies.

    Advancing Excellence

    Invest in the college’s employees, technology and decision support systems to further the college’s excellence.

    Resource Management

    Implement resource management strategies to respond to anticipated levels of governmental support and fund the college’s priorities.

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