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51 Mannakee Street
Rockville, MD 20850
p. 240-567-5000
w. www.montgomerycollege.edu

Montgomery College

Montgomery College Rating: 4.3/5 (8 votes)

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Academics

Located just north of Washington, D.C., Montgomery College—Rockville offers over 130 associate degree and certificate programs to help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and prepare them for entry into the workforce.

In addition, Montgomery College—Rockville offers an honors program, continuing education, and distance learning programs. Students enrolled in the honors program may choose among three specific programs which offer honors courses, tutorials, seminars, independent study, and internships. The honors program is designed for high-ability students interested in a challenging and rewarding academic experience.

The continuing education program at Montgomery College—Rockville provides noncredit training as well as off-campus credit in the following areas of study: business, information technology and safety; health sciences, information technology; art and design, as well as technical education; customized training; and, community education.

Distance learning at Montgomery College—Rockville is designed for students seeking a flexible learning environment. Most courses are delivered over the Web using a special system called WebCT. Through this course management system, students receive all course requirements and instructions, participate in discussions, take exams and quizzes, and turn in all completed assignments.

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Admissions

Montgomery College—Rockville is open to all students with a high school diploma or equivalent, wanting to further their education.

To be admitted to the college, prospective students must:

  1. Fill out and submit an admissions application, along with a $25 non-refundable application fee (students may apply online at the school’s website)
  2. Apply for financial aid
  3. Take assessment tests (if necessary)
  4. Meet with an academic advisor

Students can apply to Montgomery College—Rockville online, by mail, or in person. International students should contact the admissions office for additional instructions and other applications.

Financial Aid

Montgomery College—Rockville provides financial assistance to qualifying students through the following options: grants, scholarships, loans, and student employment. The school’s website provides detailed descriptions of all financial aid available. All qualifying students must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the semester deadlines as follows: Fall semester—May 1; Spring semester—November 1.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 5894th for the average student loan amount.
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Students

Montgomery College—Rockville is a commuter campus which serves a wide range of students, including high school graduates, transfer students, international students, and working professionals. There are two additional campuses besides Rockville which include Germantown, and Tacoma Park/Silver Spring.

There are many opportunities for students to be involved in campus life at Montgomery College—Rockville including a variety of clubs, student senate, intramural sports, a leadership program, intercollegiate sports teams, and a student run newspaper, an educational campus cable television channel, and an Internet radio station.

The college also offers services to the students including disability support, academic advising, student counseling, and an online bookstore.

Student Enrollment Demographics

Athletics

Montgomery College—Rockville supports several intercollegiate teams including men’s baseball, lacrosse, and golf; men’s and women’s basketball, cross-country, tennis, track, and soccer; and women’s volleyball, softball, and cheerleading.

The Rockville Knights compete in two conferences—the Maryland Junior College Association, known as JUCO, and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), Region XX Conference.

This year, the Rockville Knights’ cheerleading squad took the Division Grand Championship title at the UMBC Championships for the first time in history. In addition, the squad also took first place in their division at the University of Maryland Championship.

Intramural sports are also offered for students seeking recreational competitive sports.

Information Summary

Ranks 30th in Maryland and 2025th overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault 1 0.00
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape 1 0.00
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 2 0.01
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft 5 0.02
Arrest 5 0.02

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Rockville, MD 20850
Surrounding communitySmall city (inside urban area, pop. under 100,000)
Total Population33,557 (33,557 urban / N/A rural)
Households12,064 (2.67 people per house)
Median Household Income$74,655
Families8,499 (3.16 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Suburban-serving Multicampus
UndergraduateAssociates
GraduateN/A
Undergraduate PopulationHigher part-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingVery large two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAssociate's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District2408

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees


Ranks 3284th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,360 $6,870 $9,420
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $1,092 $1,794 $2,304
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $112 $229 $314
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $5,652 $9,864 $12,924
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $22,716 $26,928 $29,988
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $9,522 $13,734 $16,794

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $4,380 $4,452 $8,520 $8,664 $11,508 $11,724
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,200(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $9,972(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $4,356(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $4,356(N/C)

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
RecommendationsN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
TOEFLN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NJCAA

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

 
Total 381 558 434 372 6 895 2,677
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 4 6 4 5 8 27
American Sign Language (ASL) 1 2 3
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects 1 5 4 2 11 23
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General 1 6 7
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD 14 6 15 5 22 62
Art/Art Studies, General 2 2 3 5 9 21
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other 5 1 1 7
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 3 21 6 8 14 52
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician 6 4 3 6 9 28
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other 4 4 3 2 6 19
Business Administration and Management, General 2 8 3 3 16
Business/Commerce, General 83 73 59 85 99 400
Chemistry Teacher Education
Child Care Provider/Assistant 5 6 6 1 8 26
Commercial Photography 4 2 1 4 11
Commercial and Advertising Art 11 4 6 6 20 49
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other 1 3 4 3 11
Computer Programming/Programmer, General 2 1 2 6 6 17
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 1 1 2
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology 4 8 3 10 9 34
Computer and Information Sciences, General 9 4 6 11 8 38
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 2 4 1 6 7 20
Criminal Justice/Police Science 1 2 9 2 3 11 28
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management 1 1
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General 5 8 1 1 4 19
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician 3 2 5 1 2 14
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 1 8 5 10 24
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 2 2 3 12 19
Electrician 1 2 1 4
Elementary Education and Teaching 1 8 5 2 16 32
Engineering, General 16 11 2 24 19 74
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 1 1 2
Ethnic Studies 1 1
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician 1 6 7
Geography 2 3 2 7
Geography, Other 1 3 1 5 10
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production 1 1 2
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 6 10 3 4 8 31
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 4 1 1 6
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other 2 2
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 1 4 3 1 10
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 4 3 3 6 2 18
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General 1 1
Interior Design 1 2 1 5 9
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 5 10 7 2 18 42
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 106 232 196 101 3 362 1,012
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 41 31 21 26 54 176
Management Information Systems and Services, Other 1 3 1 3 3 11
Mathematics Teacher Education 3 3
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist 3 1 6 2 9 21
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General 1 1
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 4 1 1 8 15
Physics Teacher Education 1 1
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 1 1 2
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 5 10 5 1 2 23
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 2 2 4
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 12 24 11 17 58 130
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager 1 1 2
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Spanish Language Teacher Education 3 3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2 5 4 1 2 14
Surgical Technology/Technologist 3 5 1 3 12
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design 2 2 1 6 11
Women's Studies

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 766th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $79,291 ($81,283 male / $76,704 female)
Number of FT Faculty 531 (215 male / 316 female)
Number of PT Faculty 1,807
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $9,535,265

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