Carroll Community College and McDaniel College Sign Dual Admissions Agreement Offering Clear Pathway for Students
Westminster, Md., November 17, 2022— McDaniel College and Carroll Community College (Carroll) in Maryland have signed a new dual admissions agreement that will offer students who transfer to McDaniel directly from Carroll a clear pathway to a bachelor’s degree after completing an associate degree at Carroll.
Carroll Community College President Dr. James D. Ball and McDaniel College President Dr. Julia Jasken along with Dr. Rosalie Mince, Provost at Carroll, and Dr. Wendy Morris, Acting Provost and Dean of the Faculty at McDaniel signed the Memorandum of Understanding Nov. 16 during a ceremony held at Carroll.
“Carroll and McDaniel are collaborating to provide students more opportunities to achieve their dreams,” said Dr. Ball. “Both of our campuses attract students who seek quality higher education experiences. This new agreement provides an affordable and seamless pathway for our students to access the baccalaureate at a nationally ranked institution,” he said.
The agreement, goes into effect for students planning to enter McDaniel for the Fall 2023 semester, establishes a collaboration between McDaniel and Carroll that encourages Carroll students to graduate with an associate degree prior to transferring to receive guaranteed admission to McDaniel.
Students transferring from Carroll can apply to the dual admissions program after completing 30 credits at Carroll and McDaniel will accept all Carroll Community College coursework for transfer up to 64 credits as agreed upon by a McDaniel advisor.
Students will have access to an advisor or academic dean at McDaniel for academic advising to ensure alignment with their proposed transfer program. The McDaniel advisor will collaborate with the Carroll advisor to coordinate the degree and the McDaniel transfer requirement.
Carroll students who plan to take advantage of this agreement will need to apply to McDaniel by February 1 and deposit by March 1 to enter the college for the fall semester or apply by September 15 and deposit by October 15 for the spring semester.
“McDaniel and Carroll have established a number of articulation agreements over the years, but this dual admissions agreement makes it easier for any student, regardless of major, to transfer from Carroll and complete their bachelor’s degree at McDaniel,” said Dr. Jasken. “In addition to receiving guaranteed admission to McDaniel, I am also excited to announce the creation of a dedicated scholarship fund to be used specifically for Carroll students who are transferring to McDaniel through this dual admission agreement.”
Visit www.mcdaniel.edu/undergraduate/admissions/transfer-students to learn more about transferring to McDaniel.
For more information on registering at Carroll Community College, go to https://www.carrollcc.edu/admissions-aid/apply-register/
(Left to Right) Dr. Wendy Morris, Acting Provost and Dean of the Faculty at McDaniel, McDaniel College President Dr. Julia Jasken, Carroll Community College President Dr. James D. Ball, and Dr. Rosalie Mince, Provost at Carroll, sign the Memorandum of Understanding on Nov. 16 during a ceremony held at Carroll.
McDaniel College, founded in 1867, is a four-year, independent college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including pre-professional specializations and student-designed majors, and over 20 graduate programs. One of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives,” McDaniel emphasizes experiential learning and student-faculty collaboration to develop the unique potential in every student. Represented by the Green Terror, its 24 athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division III Centennial Conference. A student-centered community of 1,800 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students offers access to both Baltimore and Washington, D.C., plus a European campus in Budapest, Hungary. www.mcdaniel.edu
Carroll Community College’s mission is Empowering learners. Changing lives. Building community. Carroll Community College (Carroll) provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to advance careers, enrich lives, and strengthen the community we serve. Carroll offers academic and career preparation leading to transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and for direct entry into professional opportunities. Carroll Community College is located at 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, Md., 21157. Visit us on our website at www.carrollcc.edu.