Carroll Community College

Westminster, MD 21157
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Carroll Community College is located in Westminster, Maryland. CCC was established back in 1976. This community college is an institution that is committed to providing accessible educational opportunities to the community. The goal of Carroll CC is to enrich the lives of all students who walk through the doors. This is accomplished by giving them access to fantastic academic programs that will give them many chances to advance their career prospects. CCC is an affordable community college that offers associate degrees and certificates. It is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).


The CCC nursing program gives students several options to pursue. There is a practical nursing program that will award graduates with a certificate and an associate degree in nursing program. CCC offers a fast track program for existing LPN's who wish to pursue becoming an RN. The learning experiences at the CCC nursing program will allow students to grow their skills the right way. All nursing students will be given classroom learning sessions, clinical experiences, and patient care simulations. The curriculum will all come together to give nursing students a complete education that will drive them to succeed in the future. Students at CCC note that the small class sizes allow them to get more time with the instructors, making it easier to thrive. The nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA). 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students3,009
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 71
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 5
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 85.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1996 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$173/credit
In State Students$236/credit
Out of State Students$329/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $7,785 $10,620 $14,805
ADN 70 $12,110 $16,520 $23,030
BSN 125 $21,625 $29,500 $41,125
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 42% of Carroll Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 26% $3,937
Other Federal Grant 5% $667
State Grant & Scholarships 11% $1,212
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 12% $1,721
Federal Student Loans 10% $4,632
Private Loans -- $7,000


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$2,677
$30,001 to $48,000$4,484
$48,001 to $75,000$5,711
$75,001 to $110,000$7,485
Over $110,000$8,561

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maryland state board of nursing.
Carroll Community College
1601 Washington Rd
Westminster, MD 21157

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