Not only do we guide you on your personalized academic path every step of the way, tuition at Carroll is a fraction of the cost of most 4-year schools in Maryland. And transferring to a 4-year school is easier with your associates degree from Carroll.
To enroll, follow the 5 steps to becoming a Carroll student.
It's a great way to get a jump start on college, saving you both time and money preparing for
your first college year.
To be considered for Dual Enrollment, first schedule an appointment for a planning conference with your high school guidance counselor. You will then meet with a Carroll Admissions counselor to register for classes. You must have your dual enrollment application, signed by your parent/guardian, at the time of registration. The Admissions Office will complete this form and you will return the dual enrollment application to your high school guidance counselor for final approval.
Dually enrolled students attending CCPS not only get a head start on college, but receive a 25% tuition discount on up to four classes. $500 Jump Start Award - High school students who, while dually enrolled at Carroll, have earned a minimum of six college credits with a 3.0 GPA or higher are eligible to receive this scholarship when they pursue an Associate’s degree at Carroll.
Dually enrolled students are not eligible for financial aid, but are eligible to utilize the FACTS tuition payment plan, allowing payments to be made in monthly installments.
To be eligible for Dual Enrollment, some high school students may have to take placement tests. At the time of testing, you need to provide a completed enrollment application. Go to the Placement Testing page for more information.
Gifted and Talented admission is selective. To be considered, you must be 16 years or younger, have a record of academic success and demonstrate your ability to handle college-level coursework.
Prior to turning 16, you must place into college-level coursework to be approved for enrollment. Most students take the College placement tests to qualify.
All required documents must be submitted and evaluations completed at least two weeks before starting the semester.
*College placement test scores can be used to determine admission eligibility if 96th percentile evidence cannot be provided.
You may be able to bypass your senior year of high school and start college sooner. To qualify, you need to show a record of above-average high school academic achievement, typically defined as a "B" grade point average or better.
Once you have been approved for early admission, follow the steps to become a Carroll student.
Get a jump on your college education at Carroll. You may attend and earn college credits toward a degree if you are at least 16 years old and meet the College's admissions criteria.
Tuition DiscountThe Carroll County Commissioners have provided, in
their Fiscal Year 2018 Budget, one-time funds to support a 25% tuition discount
for Home Schooled and Private School students.
If you have completed any of the following Career Connections programs/Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) vocational programs, you may receive credit at Carroll.
Speak with the guidance counselors at your high school or Career & Tech Center to obtain proof of completion and an articulation form. High school grade and attendance restrictions apply. To take advantage of this opportunity, you must have completed your CCPS program within the last two years.
View the college catalog for specific course information.
Call the Admissions Office at 410-386-8430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.