Allegany College Of Maryland

Allegany College Of Maryland

Allegany College of Maryland, also known as ACM, is a two-year, public, community college located in Cumberland, Maryland, United States. It was established in 1961 as Allegany Community College. The College offers more than 50 associate degrees, over 15 certificates, and over 10 letters of recognition. ACM also offers continuing education programs. The main campus is spread across an area of more than 300 acres.

ACM boasts an active student life. The campus is home to a wide variety of student clubs and organizations. The College's athletic department fields several men's and women's teams that participate in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Their sports teams are nicknamed the Trojans.

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Allegany College of Maryland
12401 Willowbrook Rd SE
Cumberland , MD 21502-2596
General Phone: (301) 784-5000

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Allegany Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts146liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine114registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, home health aide
Medical Support and Technology106dental hygienist, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, medical lab tech, clinical and medical lab science, mental health services tech
Business and Management51business, business management, accounting technology, MIS
Medicine40health professions
Engineering Technician33occupational safety tech, computer systems tech, engineering technician
Medical Administration25medical records tech
Education and Teaching21education, elementary school teaching
Security and Law Enforcement19criminal justice and police
Office and Administration16administrative assistant, receptionist
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy15occupational therapist assistant
Therapy and Counseling13massage therapy
Mechanics and Repair13automobile mechanics
Conservation and Resource Management10forest technology
Media9communications tech
Hospitality5hospitality management, tourism and travel, hotel management
Cooking and Culinary Arts3chef training
Construction Trades1construction trades
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science

Number of programs and degrees for Allegany in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14120
Associate's degree50025

Allegany Student Body

In 2007-2008, Allegany had a total enrollment of 3,778 students (2,410 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 6%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 19%
18-19 29%
20-21 16%
22-24 9%
25-29 8%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Allegany Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 43 %

Allegany Room and Board (2007)

Allegany offers campus housing for 240 of its 2,410 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Cumberland, Maryland for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Maryland Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Allegany Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,684
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,584
Room and board $ 7,700
Room charge $ 5,000
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 3,095

Financial Aid:
Allegany participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 205700)

Allegany Faculty

Allegany has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1119
Non-tenured and not on tenure track13

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$78,5134$72,044
Associate professorcalendar year3$66,0763$55,950
Assistant professorcalendar year2*8$54,124
Instructorcalendar year4$49,5242*
All faculty totalcalendar year14$64,95817$57,605

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year14$64,64314$60,785
Associate professoracademic year8$46,86315$49,425
Assistant professoracademic year12$41,83913$41,768
Instructoracademic year0*4$37,459
All faculty totalacademic year34$52,41146$49,678

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Allegany Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):


Allegany Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Communications Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Allegany Highlights

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What Sets Allegany Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 12%Allegany Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Allegany % of degrees in medicine
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 16%Allegany Number of degree programs
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Allegany Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Allegany Female % of student body
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Allegany Number of students
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Allegany % of degrees in therapy and counseling

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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