Community College of Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD 21237

Community College of Baltimore County is one of the 16 public 2-year colleges in Maryland. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Baltimore. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 12% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

CCBC's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $5,876, and fees were $1,162. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,918 and $1,422 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate48%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 20 207
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 21
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 85.6%

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9.91 miles away
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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1966 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1976 - Current
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1976 - 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$120/credit
In State Students$226/credit
Out of State Students$343/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 $5,400 $10,170 $15,435
ADN 70 $8,400 $15,820 $24,010
BSN 125 $15,000 $28,250 $42,875
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, 74% of Community College of Baltimore County's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 58% $4,517
Other Federal Grant 6% $791
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $1,066
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 12% $1,002
Federal Student Loans 28% $5,882
Private Loans 1% $9,134


Average Net Price/year
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$7,449
$30,001 to $48,000$8,163
$48,001 to $75,000$10,760
$75,001 to $110,000$12,355
Over $110,000$12,894

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Student Population













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

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FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

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McKesson Scholarships

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Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship

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State Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a Maryland resident, have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, and enroll for at least six credits in a nursing program at a Maryland school.

State Nursing Living Expenses Grant

Applicant must be a Maryland resident, be a recipient of a State Nursing Scholarship, attend a Maryland school, and demonstrate financial need. Applicant must file FAFSA by March 1st.

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maryland state board of nursing.

Community College of Baltimore County
7201 Rossville Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21237

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