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  • Established 1961
  • Nationally recognized, public, two-year institution
  • Largest single-campus community college in Maryland
  • Accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • Located in Arnold with off-site locations in Arundel Mills in Hanover; the Glen Burnie Town Center; the Sales and Service Training Center in Arundel Mills mall; the Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism (HCAT) Institute in Glen Burnie; as well as offices at the Fort Meade Army Education Center and other class locations across the county.  

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Rankings and Recognition


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FY 2020 Combined Enrollment

  • 35,362
    Unduplicated credit and noncredit students enrolled in credit and noncredit courses
  • 1,246
    Unduplicated students who took both a credit and noncredit course

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FY 2020 Credit Enrollment

  • Headcount: 18,424
  • Full-time equivalent (FTE): 7,383*

*30 credits = 1 FTE

FALL 2020 STUDENT PROFILE

AACC Enrollees by Age: Less than 18 years old 12.3% (1,465 students), 18-24 years old 53.2% (6,355 students), 25-39 years old 23.8% (2,845 students), 40-59 years old 8.6% (1,025 students), over 60 years old 2.2% (258 students).
AACC Enrollees by status: part-time 73.3% (8,760 students), full-time 26.7% (3,188 students).
AACC Enrollees by Gender: Female 62.4% (7,461 students), Male 37.6% (4,487 students).
  • Mean age: 25
  • Full time: 3,188
  • Part time: 8,760
  • New students: 3,154
  • Returning students: 8,794
  • Men: 39%
  • Women: 61%
  • New AACPS grads: 1,259

Fall 2020 Diversity Profile

AACC Enrollees by Race/Ethnicity: Non-resident 1.3% (156 students), hispanic/latino of any race 9.3% (1,110 students), white 54.5% (6,513 students), black/african american 17.1% (2,045 students), asian 4.7% (561 students), american indian/alaskan native 0.2% (26 students), native hawaiian/pacific islander 0.2% (21 students), multi-race 5.6% (667 students), unreported 7.1% (849 students).
  • Caucasian (55%): 6,513
  • Black/African American (17%): 2,045
  • Hispanic/Latino (9%): 1,110
  • Asian (5%): 561
  • Other/Multiracial (14%): 1,719

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FY 2020 Noncredit Enrollment

  • Headcount: 18,184

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