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Carroll Community College was once again ranked the #1 college in Maryland, this time by EDsmart, a service that provides college rankings, reviews and ratings according to the latest U.S. Department of Education data and other reputable data sources for higher education institutions. This recognition for the College joins the other #1 rankings in Maryland for Carroll in recent years, including surveys by College Consensus, ValueColleges, Best Colleges and WalletHub.

EDsmart bases its rankings on the following areas: affordability, student satisfaction, academic quality, and salary after attending. Noting that Carroll offers more than 60 associate degrees as well as numerous professional certificates, EDsmart said the College provides students “countless opportunities to practice your knowledge within your community for hands-on experiences.”

The College is very proud to be recognized among all colleges in Maryland for the tremendous value we bring to students.

Dr. James D. Ball President, Carroll Community College

“Our goal is to provide affordable, high-quality learning experiences that lead to future success in the workforce,” Ball continued. “This news serves to punctuate the exceptional commitment Carroll’s faculty and staff make on behalf of our students, and it further inspires our desire to innovate and continuously enhance our institution’s performance.”

“Carroll Community College is a recognized innovator in workforce development, collaborating with the business community here in the county and throughout Maryland,” added Dr. Kelly A. Koermer, J.D., Vice President of Continuing Education and Training. “We provide a variety of hands-on, real world job experiences so our students earn industry-relevant credentials and are well prepared to thrive in their careers.”

With all that Carroll offers, from its top-notch credit and noncredit programs to its exciting variety of extracurricular and community activities, it’s no wonder they are consistently rated one of the very best colleges in Maryland.

For more information, visit the EDsmart website

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