Montgomery College Overview
Montgomery College is a public institution situated in Rockville, Maryland. Rockville is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is Montgomery College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Montgomery College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 35% of the faculty were full-time.
Montgomery College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Montgomery College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Montgomery College.
Where Is Montgomery College?
Contact details for Montgomery College are given below.
|Address:||51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850|
How Do I Get Into Montgomery College?
You can apply to Montgomery College online at: www.montgomerycollege.edu/admissions/StudentForms/StudentForms.htm
Can I Afford Montgomery College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Montgomery College, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $4,898 a year. That adds up to $19,592 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Montgomery College is 10.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Montgomery College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 7,305 full-time undergraduates at Montgomery College, 50% are male and 50% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Montgomery College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,840|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,842|
Over 116 countries are represented at Montgomery College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Vietnam.
Online Learning at Montgomery College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Montgomery College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th 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 Montgomery College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Montgomery College was 4.4%. This is the #1,713 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Montgomery College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Montgomery College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer & Information Sciences||14%|
|Computer Information Systems||33%|
|Computer Software & Applications||42%|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||11%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||9%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||9%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Montgomery 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 Montgomery College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Computer Information Systems||#130|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#297|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#314|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#354|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#392|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#392|
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%.
Montgomery College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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