• About - cropped feature image
  • 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 2013-1412,062
    Total full-time-equivalent (FTE) in 2014-152,803
    Fall 2014 credit headcount3,661
    Under age 201,454
    Age 20–241,155
    Age 25–39695
    Age 40 and above357
    Carroll County resident89%
    Other Maryland9%
    Average class size19
    Most popular majorsGeneral Studies
    Arts and Sciences
    Teacher Education
    Business Administration
    Associate degrees awarded in 2014-15622
    Top transfer destinationsTowson University
    McDaniel College
    Stevenson University
    University of Maryland College Park
    University of Maryland Baltimore County
    University of Maryland University College
    Continuing Education noncredit students in 2013-147,366
    Businesses provided customized training and services in 2013-1488


    2015-16 Operating Budget$31,137,869
    Revenue sources:
    Student tuition/fees41%
    Tuition per billable hour, Carroll County residents 2015-16$124
    Cost of typical three-credit course with fees$452
    Annual tuition and fees for full-time, in-county student$4,524
    Total financial aid awarded in 2013-14$5,657,828


    Total employees in Fall 2014677
    Smart technologyall classrooms
    Wireless networkingcampus-wide
    Library volumes, print and e-books165,565
    Number of full-text journals available online19,098
    Number of online research databases45
    Size of Washington Road campus80 acres

    Contact Information

    General information/offices not listed below410-386-8000
    Admissions (credit)410-386-8430
    Advising and counseling410-386-8435
    Business Training Group410-386-8095
    Continuing Education and Training410-386-8100
    Financial Aid410-386-8437
    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.