In 1947, the city of Baltimore opened a junior college to fulfill an educational gap for returning World War II veterans. Over the years, the college has transitioned to a community college and officially received the Baltimore City Community College namesake in 1992. Today, the two-year public Baltimore City Community College continues to prepare more than 7,000 students for technical careers, in addition to transfer preparation to four-year institutions. The College maintains three campuses in the Baltimore neighborhoods. Baltimore City Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Baltimore City Community College awards Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Arts Teaching, and Associate of Applied Science degrees, along with a variety of certificate programs. The College offers approximately thirty different Associate’s degree options. Students can pursue studies in Business Administration, Engineering, and Nursing, or choose to enroll in a transfer degree program. In addition, certificate programs range from studies like Fashion Design to Coding Specialist and Construction Supervision.
Baltimore City Community College offers online classes for added flexibility. Courses are taught asynchronously and managed through Blackboard. Students can enroll in a wide range of coursework offered in more than ten degree fields, some of which include Business, Computer Applications, Health care and Medical, Law and Legal, and Writing and Publishing. Most classes offer multiple start dates and courses typically lasts six to eight weeks. For example, the Legal Nurse Consulting course introduces students to necessary legal fields regarding medicine and features monthly start dates delivered in six-week formatted sessions.
Cost of tuition for Maryland residents is $88 per credit hour and $210 per credit hour for out-of-state residents. Tuition does not include added fees.
Baltimore City Community College partners with state and federal agencies to support financial aid programs for eligible students. Federal aid includes the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, and Federal Work-Study. Maryland state financial aid programs include the Guaranteed Access Grant, Part-Time State Grant, Senatorial Scholarship, House of Delegates Scholarship, Maryland State Nursing Scholarship, and the Educational Assistance Grant. In addition, the College hosts an array of institutional programs, including merit-based and departmental scholarships.
Sector Of Institution:Public, 2-year
Highest Level Of Offering:Associate's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:N/A
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