Frederick Community College in Frederick

Frederick, MD

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Overview

Frederick Community College offers 321-degree programs and 9 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. 1 high safety campus. 43.1% are women, and 56.9% are men. 1% percents of international students. Frederick Community College is a member of 3 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at Frederick Community College is 5683$, that is at the level of national average. 22% of full-time Frederick Community College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $35,400, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Frederick Community College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$5,683
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Frederick Community College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$3,719
$30,001 - $48,000$4,440
$48,001 - $75,000$6,453
$75,001 - $110,000$8,979
$110,001+$9,547

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: -

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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12%

Types of financial aids

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2174 of Frederick Community College undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 36 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Frederick Community College number 32 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Maryland.

Students at Frederick Community College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
99.02%
$5,849
$30,001 - $48,000
100%
$5,374
$48,001 - $75,000
91.3%
$3,022
$75,001 - $110,000
45.83%
$810
$110,001+
16%
$266

Salary After Attending

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$35,400

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services

4%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Frederick Community College.

ROTC

ROTC - Army

ROTC - Navy

ROTC - Air Force

Study abroad

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program offering scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Study abroad - programs and arrangements giving students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Member of other national athletic association not listed above

Graduation Rate

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22%
BELOW AVERAGE

Frederick Community College graduation rate is below the national average.

22% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Frederick Community College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Frederick Community College is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

15:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

51
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1%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Frederick Community College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Frederick Community College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Maryland.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Frederick Community College

The campus located by 7932 Opossumtown Pk address in Frederick, Maryland.

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Frederick Community College in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Frederick Community College with 0.07% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Frederick Community College are aggravated assault and burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Frederick Community College offers 321 programs in total: 150 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs, 114 - for Associate's degree, and 57 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 98 universities in Maryland state. Frederick Community College is one of the few institutions in Maryland that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 9 distance education programs that are provided in the Frederick Community College: 3 are for Associate's degree, 3 - for less than 1-year certificate programs and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Maryland state average data to help you compare.

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Frederick Community College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 3798 students with 113943 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Frederick Community College

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

A wonderful school

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

I loved it! One of the teachers made me hate what should have been my favorite class, but if you drop or switch before the deadline it’s not an issue. Some of the staff aren’t very helpful, but if you know how to navigate it almost everything can be done online.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

If I could leave -5 stars I would. The teachers are uneducated, the curriculum is minimal, and my classes were being canceled left and right. Extremely unorganized staff and online system. Teachers would leave out key information and blame students for not taking notes. Everything is your fault according to this place. Pamela made my efforts to withdraw difficult, and waited until AFTER the semester was over to tell me I had basically no options for remedying my student bill. So now I owe thousands of dollars for classes I didn't even attend... students and teachers create a lot of peer pressure here as well too. For the quality of the schools I would recommend MCC or HCC instead. They have a much better setup and kinder staff.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

The information area dont have information. If i call. And all you can say is check the website. Whats the point of your job as information personal. Smh. You quick to take money but not quick to give information. Wow its your job.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Tons of resources and helpful staff that ensure success. I move a lot and have attended multiple community colleges. FCC is by far the most impressive.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 7932 Opossumtown Pike

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +3018462400

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: frederick.edu

Financial aid office: Go to the page

Admissions office: Go to the page

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