College Deliberately: Frederick Community College

Frederick Community College is a medium-sized, public, two-year Community College that emphasizes career, culture and character located in the city of Frederick, MD. It is known for Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies and Business/Commerce.

Frederick Community College

place 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702-2964
phone Phone: (301) 846-2400
web Web: http://www.frederick.edu/
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Frederick Community College Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1971-01-01 2021-11-30
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With teaching and learning as our primary focus, FCC prepares an increasingly diverse student body to complete their goals of workforce preparation, transfer,career development and personal enrichment with quality, innovative lifelong learning. In traditional and alternative learning environments,we anticipate and respond to the needs of our local, regional and global communities.

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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
6% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Associate degree
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Frederick Community College is open admissions, meaning that the only requirement for admission is a high school diploma or GED equivalent.


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