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Community College of Baltimore County Overview

Community College of Baltimore County is a public institution located in Baltimore, Maryland. CCBC is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Community College of Baltimore County Known For?

2,994 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at CCBC.
  • In 2017-2018, 28% of the faculty were full-time.

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Community College of Baltimore County 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.

CCBC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#48 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#89 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 CCBC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Medical Illustration & Informatics Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Mental & Social Health Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Information Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Best Value Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#100 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Community College of Baltimore County?

Location of Community College of Baltimore County

Contact details for CCBC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21237
Phone: 443-840-2222
Website: www.ccbcmd.edu

How Do I Get Into CCBC?

You can apply to CCBC online at: www.ccbcmd.edu/Get-Started/Applying-to-CCBC.aspx

Community College of Baltimore County 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 Community College of Baltimore County?

29% Take Out Loans
14.8% 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 CCBC, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $6,033 a year. That adds up to $24,132 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CCBC is 14.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Community College of Baltimore County Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,053 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 17,732 undergraduate students at CCBC, with 5,053 being full-time and 12,679 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  CCBC

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,053 full-time undergraduates at CCBC, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  CCBC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of CCBC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 356
Black or African American 1,810
Hispanic or Latino 387
White 1,672
International Students 491
Other Races/Ethnicities 337

Over 69 countries are represented at CCBC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, Nigeria, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Community College of Baltimore County

2,482 Took All Classes Online
5,947 Took At Least One Class Online
12.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,947 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 3rd 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 CCBC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Community College of Baltimore County was 12.4%. This is the #1,189 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at CCBC regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Air Transportation 10%
Business Administration & Management 44%
Business, Management & Marketing 12%
Computer & Information Sciences 9%
Computer Information Systems 2%
Computer Programming 40%
Computer Systems Networking 4%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 30%
General Business/Commerce 17%
Health Professions 9%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 30%
Information Technology 13%
Management Information Systems 11%
Mental & Social Health Services 40%
Other Health Professions 40%
Transportation & Materials Moving 10%
Visual & Performing Arts 9%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at CCBC 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 CCBC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Management Information Systems #29
Human Resource Management #59
General Business/Commerce #76
Accounting #102
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #186
Liberal Arts General Studies #186
Business Administration & Management #375
Business, Management & Marketing #466

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%.

Community College of Baltimore County 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 0 909 0 909
Criminal Justice & Corrections 395 43 0 438
Nursing 0 211 0 211
Mental & Social Health Services 75 63 36 174
Allied Health Professions 39 69 48 156
General Business/Commerce 0 113 0 113
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 7 63 9 79
Information Technology 0 72 5 77
Biological & Physical Science 0 65 0 65
Air Transportation 9 43 0 52
Computer Information Systems 0 50 0 50
Management Information Systems 7 32 6 45
Accounting 15 23 6 44
Business Administration & Management 0 42 1 43
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 37 0 37
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 0 34 34
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 30 0 30
Computer Systems Networking 4 23 0 27
General Education 0 27 0 27
Horticulture 9 6 10 25
Environmental Control Technology 16 8 0 24
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 22 0 22
Legal Support Services 0 12 10 22
Design & Applied Arts 8 13 1 22
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 11 10 0 21
Funeral & Mortuary Science 0 21 0 21
Dental Support Services 0 19 0 19
Other Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 11 7 0 18
Building Management & Inspection 2 14 1 17
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 16 0 16
Ethnic Studies 0 14 0 14
American Sign Language 0 6 8 14
General Engineering 0 12 0 12
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 12 0 12
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 11 0 11
Geography & Cartography 9 2 0 11
Human Development & Family Studies 0 10 0 10
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 6 4 10
Business Support & Assistant Services 1 8 0 9
Other Visual Art 0 0 8 8
Quality Control Technology 2 4 0 6
Computer Programming 5 0 0 5
Engineering-Related Technologies 3 2 0 5
Computer Engineering 0 5 0 5
Other Health Professions 5 0 0 5
Other Communication Technology 0 4 0 4
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 4 0 4
General Engineering Technology 3 0 0 3
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 2 0 2
Precision Metal Working 1 0 1 2
Human Resource Management 0 0 1 1
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 1 0 1
Industrial Production Technology 0 1 0 1
Electrical Engineering 0 1 0 1
TOTAL 637 2,168 189 2,994

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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