MONTGOMERY COLLEGE AT A GLANCE
ABOUT MONTGOMERY COLLEGE
Montgomery College is a public, open admissions community college in
Montgomery County, Md., with campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma
Park/Silver Spring. The College is second in the state, behind the University
of Maryland, College Park, in its total number of undergraduate students.
Montgomery College also serves the business community and local residents
by offering noncredit courses and training programs through its Workforce
Development and Continuing Education division. The College serves nearly
60,000 students annually, through both credit and noncredit programs, in
more than 100 areas of study.
Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
Gaithersburg Business Training Center
IN CREDIT PROGRAMS
24,452 students (Fall 2008 Enrollment)
38.5% Full-time (12 credits or more)
Average Age: 26 years old
Total Credit Hours: 223,461 credit hours
Average Credit Load of Student: 9.14 credit hours
Student Population by Race
0.3% Native American
Student Population by Gender
Enrollment in Credit Programs - 34,246 students (Annual Enrollment for Fiscal Year 2008)
TYPES OF DEGREES OFFERED
Associate of Arts (A.A.)
Associate of Science (A.S.)
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Associate of Arts in Teaching (A.A.T.)
Associate of Fine Arts (A.F.A.)
In addition to associate degrees and transfer opportunities to four-year
institutions, Montgomery College offers an array of certificate programs.
To learn more or to enroll in credit classes at Montgomery College, visit
www.montgomerycollege.edu/admissions or call 240-567-5000.
Transfer Opportunities Abound
Nearly 4,500 Montgomery College students with 12 or more credits transferred last year to 379
four-year universities and colleges in 44 states and the District of Columbia. The most frequent transfer choice among Montgomery College students is the University of Maryland, College Park.
To improve opportunities for transfer, Montgomery College (MC) has entered into a partnership with the University of Maryland to create the Maryland Transfer Advantage Progam, which guarantees University of Maryland admission to MC students who apply and are selected for the program and complete its requirements. The program provides MC students with early access to Maryland advisors and other resources to put students on track to a bachelor’s degree.
TUITION AND FEES FOR CREDIT COURSES
Tuition (Fall 2008)
Montgomery County Residents: $99/credit hour
Maryland State Residents: $203/credit hour
Out-of-State Residents: $275/credit hour
Fees (Fall 2008)
Consolidated Fee: 20% of total tuition (minimum $50)
Major Facilities Fee: $5/credit hour
Technology Fee: $5/credit hour
Transportation Fee: $4/credit hour
Tuition and fees are updated each summer. For the most up-to-date information, visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/admissions/Registration/Tuitionandfee.htm.
Financial Aid Awarded (*Federal, State, Montgomery College, and private aid awarded for the 2006-2007 aid year )
Work Study: $828,082
Montgomery College has served nearly 450,000 credit students since its founding in 1946.
Montgomery College has an active Alumni Association for graduates, former students, and College retirees. The Alumni Association offers special events, networking opportunities, travel programs, college and community business discounts, and continuing education classes. The Montgomery College Alumni Association welcomes MC graduates and former students who did not complete a degree program.
To learn more, visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/alumni or call 240-567-5378.
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
The Workforce Development and Continuing Education programs at Montgomery College provide noncredit educational offerings to meet the needs of the community and businesses. WD&CE appeals to people seeking educational enrichment, as well as those reentering the workforce or updating current work skills and career changers. The programs vary from summer youth camps, courses for adults with developmental disabilities, English as a Second Language and GED classes to an apprenticeship program, health care classes, licensure and certification training, and classes in the technical trades, driver and boating safety education.
STUDENT ENROLLMENT IN NONCREDIT PROGRAMS *
26,035 students in Workforce Development and Continuing Education programs
Mean Age: 36.5 years old
Median Age: 35 years old
For more information about noncredit courses, visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/wdce or call 240-567-5188.
* Enrollment figures
are based on Fiscal Year 2008. Tuition and fees for noncredit courses
vary by program.
MONTGOMERY COLLEGE OPERATING BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009
Total: $212.4 Million (Tax-supported Funds)
Where Does the Money Come From?
Montgomery County – 59.5% ($104.8 Million)
Tuition and Fee Revenue – 32.4% ($68.6 Million)
State of Maryland – 14.9% ($31.5 Million)
Other Sources – 3.2% ($6.7 Million)
Where Does the Money Go?
Instruction – 37.2% ($78.8 Million)
Institutional Support – 19.9% ($41.9 Million)
Operations and Maintenance – 14.7% ($31.2 Million)
Academic Support – 14.3% ($30.2 Million)
Student Services – 12.5% ($26.4 Million)
Scholarships/Fellowships – 1.4% ($3.1 Million)
MONTGOMERY COLLEGE FOUNDATION
The Montgomery College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization governed by business, alumni, and community leaders to enhance the work of Montgomery College to a level of excellence comparable to the finest colleges and universities across the country. Through advocacy, influence, and financial support, these volunteer leaders work to ensure understanding of and commitment to the community college philosophy of opportunity, inclusion, and educational achievement for all.
Montgomery College ranked among the top 25 community colleges in the nation in fundraising with more than $10 million raised in fiscal year 2007.
To find out how you can help Montgomery College students, visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/giving or call the Montgomery College Office of Institutional Advancement at 240-567-7900.
- Of the Montgomery County Public School graduates who stay in Maryland for college, 60% attend Montgomery College within the following academic year.
- 170 different countries are represented in the Montgomery College student body.
- Montgomery College is the only community college in the nation that has forged internship partnerships with the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
- Students in several MC honors programs have the opportunity to study abroad, during the summer, at the University Of Cambridge in England.
- More than 95% of Montgomery College’s full-time faculty members have master’s degrees or higher and 32% of the faculty hold doctorate degrees.
- Montgomery College provides customized business training for nearly 9,500 employees of local businesses, community organizations, and government agencies annually.