The Community College of Baltimore County is an accredited institution that is committed to implementing a college-wide assessment plan that will produce clear evidence of student learning. It strives to guide and support learning facilitators in the systematic documentation of student learning and to disseminate such documentation to both the college community and the community at large.
The College is ranked among the number one providers of undergraduate education, workforce development, technology training, and lifelong learning/life enrichment in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. It offers a unique approach to learning that empowers people to transform their lives. Nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies, CCBC educates nearly 65,000 people each year, including more than half of all Baltimore County residents attending undergraduate college.
Te main goal of the College is to provide rigorous, intellectually challenging and relevant outcomes-based curricula in all programs; work with students to help them identify and achieve their goals by offering comprehensive programs and services and creating supportive learning environments. The institution focuses on quality education by ensuring state-of-the art teaching that combines outstanding teachers, the responsibility of learners for active engagement, appropriate technology and facilities, highly-focused services that support student entry, steady progress and attainment of goals and the evaluation of student learning and services that provide a basis for continuous improvements.
Our faculty and staff are here to help you obtain a degree, transfer to a four-year university, update your job skills or just take a course for fun. At CCBC you learn from the best – highly trained and credentialed faculty committed to student success.
The College offers more than 100 associate degree and certificate programs from which you can choose. And our price is right and our opportunities endless.
Students can also find here online programs and courses. Online classes, also referred to as "Internet" or "Web-based" courses, offer busy students an excellent opportunity to pursue their educational goals at times and locations convenient to them. As our courses are offered over the Internet, in many cases you do not have to attend campus, except for review sessions and tests.
The Financial Aid Program at CCBC is designed to assist the student who, without financial assistance, would find it difficult, if not impossible, to attend college. This aid is available in the forms of grants, scholarships, loans and work provided through federal, state and institutional sources. Funds are awarded to help defray direct educational costs, such as tuition and fees, and indirect educational costs, such as room and board, books, transportation and other miscellaneous expenses. They are awarded primarily on the basis of need, and in the order of application.