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Frederick Community College Overview

Located in Frederick, Maryland, Frederick Community College is a public institution. The location of Frederick Community College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Frederick Community College Known For?

1,022 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Frederick Community College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 23% of the faculty were full-time.

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Frederick Community College 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.

Frederick Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#362 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Most Popular Public Administration Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Other Science Technologies/Technicians Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Most Popular Science Technologies / Technicians Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#44 Most Popular Hospitality Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#64 Most Popular General Business/Commerce Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Frederick Community College?

Location of Frederick Community College

Contact details for Frederick Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702-2964
Phone: 301-846-2400
Website: www.frederick.edu

How Do I Get Into Frederick Community College?

You can apply to Frederick Community College online at: apps.frederick.edu/cfm/credit/ImportantInfo.cfm?_ga=1.237964935.626291466.1446733705

Frederick Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Frederick Community College?

15% Take Out Loans
12.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Frederick Community College, approximately 15% of students took out student loans averaging $4,950 a year. That adds up to $19,800 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Frederick Community College is 12.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Frederick Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,843 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,129 undergraduate students at Frederick Community College, with 1,843 being full-time and 4,286 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Frederick Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,843 full-time undergraduates at Frederick Community College, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Frederick Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Frederick Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Frederick Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 89
Black or African American 233
Hispanic or Latino 265
White 1,099
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 134

Over 7 countries are represented at Frederick Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, China, and Colombia.

Online Learning at Frederick Community College

857 Took All Classes Online
2,299 Took At Least One Class Online
12.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,299 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Frederick Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 34th 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 Frederick Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Frederick Community College was 12.3%. This is the #1,197 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Frederick Community College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 20%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Frederick Community College 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 Frederick Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Business Administration & Management #379
Business, Management & Marketing #471

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%.

Frederick Community College 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 0 357 0 357
General Business/Commerce 0 81 0 81
General Social Sciences 0 77 0 77
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 73 0 73
Management Information Systems 61 6 0 67
Nursing 0 67 0 67
Allied Health Professions 5 44 8 57
Business Administration & Management 22 13 0 35
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 23 0 23
Computer Information Systems 3 14 0 17
Information Technology 0 16 0 16
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 16 0 16
Public Administration 2 14 0 16
Accounting 2 8 4 14
Computer Programming 7 7 0 14
Hospitality Management 0 13 0 13
Other Construction 13 0 0 13
Legal Support Services 0 6 7 13
Human Development & Family Studies 5 5 0 10
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 2 7 9
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 6 6
Building Management & Inspection 1 3 0 4
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 2 2 0 4
Culinary Arts 0 0 4 4
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 3 0 3
Biology & Biotech Lab Technician 0 2 1 3
Music 3 0 0 3
Health & Medical Administrative Services 2 0 0 2
Health & Physical Education 2 0 0 2
Fire Protection 0 2 0 2
American Sign Language 0 1 0 1
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Audiovisual Communications 0 0 0 0
Data Processing 0 0 0 0
General Education 0 0 0 0
Special Education 0 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
General Engineering 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 0 0 0 0
Other Health Professions 0 0 0 0
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0 0
Gerontology 0 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 0 0
Other Public Administration 0 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 0 0
Other Visual Art 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 130 855 37 1,022

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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