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Allegany College of Maryland

Allegany College of Maryland
12401 Willowbrook Road SE
Cumberland, MD 21502-2596

Originally established to provide low-cost yet high quality higher education for the residents of Allegany County and its surrounding areas, Allegany College of Maryland (ACM) has always made its students a top priority. Allegany College of Maryland embraces the dynamic spirit of lifelong learning and prides itself on meeting the ever-changing needs of the students and communities it serves.

As the development of Maryland's community college system has rapidly grown, so, too has Allegany College of Maryland. The 316-acre Cumberland Campus, ACM's main campus, as well as Bedford County Campus, Bedford County Technical Center, and Somerset County Campus are conveniently located and easily accessible to the diverse student population at Allegany College of Maryland. From veterans to homemakers to first-time college students, Allegany College of Maryland meets people where they are and helps them reach their goals.

Allegany College of Maryland continues to set itself apart from other community colleges in a variety of ways. ACM offers top-notch student housing in its Willowbrook Woods garden-style community that is adjacent to campus, affordable to students, and most importantly, safe and secure. Along with exceptional student housing, Allegany College of Maryland has an outstanding library that includes a 56,000-volume book collection and a periodicals collections of approximately 315 current subscriptions. Additionally, the art gallery and the College Theatre provide ample opportunities for students and residents to enjoy all forms of cultural programs and activities. Students at Allegany College of Maryland can be rest assured that they are receiving an excellent educational experience and can look forward to an exciting future ahead.

Quick Facts:

  • Over 3,000 full-time and part-time students attend Allegany College of Maryland.

  • Most Allegany College of Maryland students live within a 30-mile radius of the campus.

  • The Allegany College of Maryland Center for Continuing Education offers approximately 900 courses annually.

  • The three different men's athletic programs at Allegany College of Maryland include baseball, basketball and soccer; the three women's programs are basketball, softball, and volleyball.

  • The student to faculty ratio at Allegany College of Maryland is 16 to 1.

  • Over 80% of Allegany College of Maryland students receive some form of financial aid.
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