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Allegany College of Maryland Overview

Allegany College of Maryland is a public institution located in Cumberland, Maryland. The location of Allegany College of Maryland is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Allegany College of Maryland Known For?

586 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Allegany College of Maryland is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 56% of the faculty were full-time.

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Allegany College of Maryland Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Allegany College of Maryland.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Engineering Technology (Other) Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Engineering Technology (Other) Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Management Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#198 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Allegany College of Maryland?

Location of Allegany College of Maryland

Contact details for Allegany College of Maryland are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 12401 Willowbrook Rd Se, Cumberland, MD 21502-2596
Phone: 301-784-5000
Website: www.allegany.edu

How Do I Get Into Allegany College of Maryland?

You can apply to Allegany College of Maryland online at: https://services.allegany.edu/admissions/application.shtml

Since Allegany College of Maryland has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Allegany College of Maryland?

56% Take Out Loans
16.3% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Allegany College of Maryland, approximately 56% of students took out student loans averaging $6,281 a year. That adds up to $25,124 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Allegany College of Maryland is 16.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Allegany College of Maryland Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,032 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,584 undergraduate students at Allegany College of Maryland, with 1,032 being full-time and 1,552 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Allegany College of Maryland

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,032 full-time undergraduates at Allegany College of Maryland, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Allegany College of Maryland

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Allegany College of Maryland students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Allegany College of Maryland Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 172
Hispanic or Latino 28
White 759
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 54

Over 3 countries are represented at Allegany College of Maryland. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Australia, Canada, and Kenya.

Online Learning at Allegany College of Maryland

455 Took All Classes Online
1,092 Took At Least One Class Online
31.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,092 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Allegany College of Maryland has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 23rd most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Allegany College of Maryland

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Allegany College of Maryland was 31.2%. This is the #674 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Allegany College of Maryland regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Allegany College of Maryland majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 5%
Liberal Arts General Studies 5%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Allegany College of Maryland ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Allegany College of Maryland.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Engineering Technology (Other) #1
Engineering Technologies #22
Teacher Education Grade Specific #50
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #74
Liberal Arts General Studies #74
Education #141
Business Administration & Management #183
Business, Management & Marketing #228

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Allegany College of Maryland Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 108 9 117
Nursing 0 108 0 108
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 11 39 0 50
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 30 0 30
Allied Health Professions 0 28 0 28
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 13 0 15 28
General Education 0 23 0 23
Business Administration & Management 0 19 3 22
Management Information Systems 0 21 0 21
Dental Support Services 0 21 0 21
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 4 12 16
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 13 1 14
Mental & Social Health Services 0 11 0 11
General Business/Commerce 0 10 0 10
Hospitality Management 5 5 0 10
Communications Technology 0 9 1 10
Forestry 0 10 0 10
Culinary Arts 4 5 0 9
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 8 0 8
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 4 4 8
Computer Information Systems 0 7 0 7
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 3 4 7
Information Technology 0 0 4 4
Accounting 0 0 3 3
Romance Languages 3 0 0 3
Other Health Professions 3 0 0 3
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 2 2
Legal Support Services 0 2 0 2
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 1 0 1
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 39 489 58 586

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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