Frederick Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

7932 Opossumtown Pike

Frederick, MD 21702

(301) 846-2431

Fax: (301) 624-2799

Contact: Kathy Frawley

Associate Vice President/Registrar
Main Address

7932 Opossumtown Pike

Frederick, MD 21702

(301) 846-2400

Total undergrads: 5,748

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,331

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,172


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

All nursing programs, respiratory therapy, and surgical technology have special requirements. Students must show successful completion of appropriate general education requirements.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
International Business A

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism C
Communications/Rhetoric A
Digital Communications/Multimedia C

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A
Photographic/Film Technology C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer Science A
Computer Systems Analysis A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Sciences/Systems A
Information Technology A,C
System Administration A
Word Processing C

Construction Trades

Construction Trades – General A,C


Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A
Physical Education A
Spanish Language Teacher Education A
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Biomedical Engineering Technology A
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Computer Engineering A,C
Computer Hardware A,C
Computer Software A,C
Computer Systems A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

Sign Language Interpretation C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology A,C


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A


Psychology – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Emergency Management/Homeland Security A,C
Fire Services Administration A,C
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Economics A
Political Science/Government A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Frederick Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (301) 846-2400
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702-2964
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 6,129
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,809 (62% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,228
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,556
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 53%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,403

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Frederick Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Frederick Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 176
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 74
Construction Trades 62
Education 47
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 74
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 149
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 23
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 43
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 31
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 31
Personal and Culinary Services 41
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 32
Science Technologies/Technicians 12
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 51
Grand total 8752

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Frederick Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,228
Out-of-state $9,556
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 399 53%
Grant or scholarship aid 332 44% $4,403
Student loan aid 76 10% $5,209

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,778 30% $4,218
Federal student loans 478 8% $5,191

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Frederick Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Frederick Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Frederick Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 6,129
Undergraduate enrollment 6,129
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Frederick Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Maryland Board of Nursing
    • Registered Nursing Programs
    • Practical Nursing Programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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