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Anne Arundel Community College

Anne Arundel Community College
101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012-1895

At Anne Arundel Community College, students can participate in credit programs that lead to an associate degree, certificate or letter of recognition, which allows them to transfer to an institution of higher learning or into an immediate career.

Located between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. this Maryland college says it is dedicated to developing an educated workforce and attracting and retaining its students and businesses. As evidence of this, the county, Anne Arundel Community College, The Mills Corp., a real estate investment company, and the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation created the AACC University Consortium -- a partnership of higher education institutions that expands access to advanced degrees in the county. As a result, the Maryland college says it has enjoyed strong enrollment growth.

Anne Arundel Community College gives its students head starts in such degree and certificate programs as architecture and interior design, criminal justice and law enforcement and paralegal studies. In addition, this Maryland college has schools of study in arts and sciences; health professions, wellness and physical education; business, computing and technical studies; and continuing and professional studies.

For students looking to flex their philanthropic muscles, Anne Arundel Community College offers the Paul S. Sarbanes Center for Public and Community Service, which provides leadership and support to applied learning activities for the college and the community it serves. Topics of focus include local issues, internships and cooperative education and the environment.

Quick Facts:

  • Anne Arundel Community College is a member of EArmyU, a consortium of higher educational institutions that provide advanced degrees to the armed forces through distance learning. Traditional students also can earn credits online.

  • The Maryland college opened its doors in September of 1961.

  • The college enrolled 54,970 credit and noncredit students in more that 2,800 courses in 2006.

  • Over 55 percent of Anne Arundel Community College students are in transfer degree programs, with just under 25 percent in career or certificate programs.

  • Anne Arundel Community College offers 63 student clubs and organizations.
  • This school profile has been compiled and updated by The CollegeBound Network. The school is not affiliated with The CollegeBound Network and shall not be considered a sponsor of this program.