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    Earn your degree or certificate

    Nearly 63,000 students come to CCBC every year. With over 200 degree and certificate programs to choose from - we have one that works for you!

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    Attend one of our Information Sessions or Thursday Tours and see our beautiful campuses for yourself.

Welcome to CCBC. Come see what you can be!

Since 1957, CCBC has opened the doors to accessible, affordable, high-quality education empowering generations of area residents to improve their lives and the lives of others.

CCBC offers the region’s most expansive selection of degree, certificate and workplace certification programs that prepare students for transfer, job entry and career advancement in local job growth industries such as business, education, health care, information technology, cybersecurity, construction and transportation.

Each year, more than 63,000 students enroll at the college’s main campuses, extension centers and online, while some 3 million enjoy the college’s performing arts, galleries, planetarium and athletic facilities. CCBC graduates take advantage of tremendous tuition savings and guaranteed transfer to University of Maryland system schools, while graduates of the CCBC Honors program move on to many of the nation’s most selective colleges and universities, often on scholarship.

CCBC is nationally recognized as a leader in innovative learning strategies, among the nation’s top associate degree producers, and is designated as a Military Times Best College 2018.

Your pathway to success

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CCBC accreditations

CCBC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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Compare and save

You can save thousands on your college education by taking your first two years at CCBC. See how we stack-up against some of your other local options »

Savings at CCBC Annual tuition & fees Two-year savings at CCBC
CCBC* $3,586  —
Four- year public average (in-state)** $9,650 $11,878
Four-year private average** $33,480 $58,788
* Based on in-county tuition rate for 12 credits per semester.
** The College Board, Trends in College Pricing 2016


CCBC’s contribution to the region’s workforce

2010 — 2016

Careers CCBC Alumni
Engineers 376
Aviation experts 424
Teachers 462
Electricians 421
Hospitality professionals 921
Health technicians 1,271
Business administrators 1,325
Truck drivers 1,315
Nurses 2,060
Law enforcement officer 2,568
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