About Montgomery College

About Montgomery College

As Maryland's premier community college, Montgomery College is dedicated to academic excellence and committed to student success.

We’re All About Transforming the Community College Experience.

We embrace our role as both a college and a community. We are learners. Seekers. Achievers. MC provides access to quality higher education that empowers everyone to achieve success and create meaningful change.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, MC is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs.

MC consistently receives high rankings and national recognition: 

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Mission, Vision and Values

Our mission, vision, and core values reflect who we are as an institution and demonstrate why we are so dedicated to our students and their success.

Live the Mission

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College Governing Body

MC is led by an accomplished group of professionals dedicated to the growth and development of the College. The Board of Trustees is the College's legal governing body and works with President Dr. DeRionne Pollard and the leadership team.

Meet the Board of Trustees

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College Faculty

Our students learn from a talented and award-winning faculty made up of academic leaders and industry experts. With an 18:1 student-teacher ratio and small classes, students can get to know their instructors and develop partnerships that foster growth and achievement.

Meet Our Faculty

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Founding and History

Founded in 1946, MC began as an evening college at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, with eight faculty members and 186 students.

MC History and Milestones

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News and Press
From our award-winning faculty and successful students to dynamic educational programs and community partnerships, Montgomery College is often in the news. See the latest MC news coverage, read and share our recent press releases, and follow us on social media.
Careers at MC
Careers At MC
Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.
Campuses and Locations
Campuses and Locations
MC has campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, plus training and community engagement centers, and off-site programs throughout the county, We also offer a variety of online programs, including fully online degrees.
Montgomery College at a Glance
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Students across three campuses and online
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$50 Million
Awarded in financial aid annually
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Countries represented by student population
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Student-faculty ratio