Montgomery College

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School Overview

Montgomery College is an open access, public community college located in Montgomery County, Maryland. Also known as MC, the school provides two-year Associate’s degrees, professional certificates and letters of recognition. MC also operates Continuing Education and Workforce Development programs.

MC includes three main campuses just outside of the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Rockville is the largest campus, offering classes in over 40 fields of study. The campus at Takoma Park/Silver Spring specializes in nursing and health sciences and the Germantown campus focuses on biotechnology and computer science.

In addition to credit transfer programs, MC offers the following degrees: Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Fine Arts (AFA), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), Associate of Applied Science (AAS) and Associate of Science (AS).

MC has almost 60,000 credit and non-credit students. Approximately 60% of local high school students attend MC within a year of graduation. With international students from more than 150 countries, MC campuses are among the most ethnically diverse in the country.

Montgomery College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

General Information

Admission Office

51 Mannakee Street

Rockville, MD 20850

(240) 567-5034

Fax: (240) 567-5037

Contact: Sherman Helberg

Director of Enrollment Management
Main Address

51 Mannakee Street

Rockville, MD 20850

(240) 567-5000

www.montgomerycollege.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 24,452

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 4,965

Degree-seeking undergrads: 18,004

Setting

Suburban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to allied medical health programs considers standardized test scores, secondary school record, geographical residence, and state residence. Montgomery County residents get first priority; GPA rank within residency category is important.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A,C

Architecture & Related Programs

Architectural Technology A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation A
Arts – General A
Commercial Photography A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Dance A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A
Music – General A
Photography A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Construction Management A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A,C
Hotel/Motel Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
International Business A
Management Information Systems A,C
Marketing Management C

Communications & Journalism

Advertising A,C
Broadcast Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects C
Desktop Publishing A,C
Graphic Communications A,C
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation A
Printing Management C
Radio/Television Broadcasting C
Recording Arts Technology C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Game design and development A
Information Sciences/Systems A
Web/Multimedia Design C
Web/Multimedia Management C

Education

Early Childhood Education A,C
Education – General A
Science Teacher Education A

Engineering

Civil Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Biomedical Engineering Technology A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

English Language & Literature

Technical/Business Writing C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Institutional Food Production A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

American Sign Language (ASL) A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Surgical Technology A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Food Service A,C

Physical Sciences

Physics A

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A
Fire and arson investigation C
Law Enforcement Administration A

Social Sciences

Applied geography A
Cartography C

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.

Montgomery College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(240) 567-5000
Website:www.montgomerycollege.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.montgomerycollege.edu/admissions/StudentForms/StudentForms.htm
Address:51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:23,916
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:18,234 (76% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$9,474
Out-of-state Tuition:$12,894
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:63%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,900

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Montgomery College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Montgomery College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services126
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services63
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services135
Construction Trades41
Education18
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields67
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences31
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics22
Health Professions and Related Programs711
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service53
Legal Professions and Studies21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities32
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians41
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies41
Personal and Culinary Services21
Science Technologies/Technicians21
Social Sciences41
Visual and Performing Arts65
Grand total9464

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Montgomery College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total4

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Montgomery 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,474
Out-of-state$12,894
Books and supplies$1,378

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,26163%
Grant or scholarship aid1,08354%$4,900
Student loan aid28114%$4,846

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid10,88543%$3,788
Federal student loans3,22713%$5,851

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Montgomery 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 Montgomery College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Montgomery College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment23,916
Undergraduate enrollment23,916
Graduate enrollment0

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

Montgomery 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
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • Maryland Board of Nursing
    • Registered 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. CollegeAtlas.org 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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