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Prince George's Community College

Prince George's Community College

Prince George's Community College, or PGCC, was founded in 1958 as a community college in the community of Largo in Prince George's County, Maryland. The college serves more than 30,000 students. There are more than 200 academic, continuing education, workforce development, and personal enrichment programs. There are also a number of online courses and distance learning options for remote students.

Prince George's Community College has a number of campuses apart from the main campus in Largo. These include the:

  • Andrews Air Force Base
  • Skilled Trades Center in Camp Springs
  • University Town Center in Hyattsville

The college's mascot is The Owl and the student newspaper is also called "The Owl". PGCC sponsors sports teams in soccer, volleyball, basketball, bowling, baseball, softball, golf and tennis.

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Contacting Prince George's Community College

Prince George's Community College
301 Largo Rd
Largo , MD 20774-2199
General Phone: (301) 336-6000
http://WWW.PGCC.EDU

Prince George's Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts269liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management200business, business management, accounting technology, accounting and related services, human resources, MIS, marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine141EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology56nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech
Engineering Technician37electronics tech, quality control tech, aerospace engineering tech, computer systems tech, drafting, engineering technician
Family and Social Work27child care provider, public administration
Security and Law Enforcement24forensic science, criminal justice and police
Law19legal assistant
Education and Teaching17education, special ed
Computer Science and Engineering15computer and info science, computer applications programming, computer product certification, web design, computer networking, computer security, computer support
Medical Administration14medical office management, medical records tech
Construction Trades10property management, building inspection and management
Engineering10engineering
Mechanics and Repair10computer repair
Photography and Commercial Art10commercial art
Drama and Performing Arts2theatre design
Hospitality0hotel management
Office and Administration0administrative assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Prince George's Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree71026
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years15135

Prince George's Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Prince George's Community College had a total enrollment of 11,861 students (6,986 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 8%
Black 73%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 9%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 20%
20-21 16%
22-24 13%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 12%
50-64 5%
65+ 2%

Prince George's Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 41 %

Prince George's Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Upper Marlboro, 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.

Prince George's Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,850
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,962
Books and supplies $ 743

Financial Aid:
Prince George's Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 208900)

Prince George's Community College Faculty

Prince George's Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured4076
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3653
Non-tenured and not on tenure track98

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*2*
Associate professorcalendar year1*2*
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year2*5$71,829

*: 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 year30$73,84747$68,983
Associate professoracademic year41$57,26464$56,327
Assistant professoracademic year12$46,69221$47,657
All faculty totalacademic year83$61,729132$59,454

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

Prince George's Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total9312
Baseball538
All Other Sports404

Prince George's Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other
Building/Property Maintenance and Management

Drama And Performing Arts
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering
Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Quality Control Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Public Administration

Hospitality
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Law
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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

Mechanics And Repair
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Forensic Science and Technology

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Prince George's Community College Highlights

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What Sets Prince George's Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 10%Prince George's Community College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 11%Prince George's Community College % of degrees in business and management
Number of degree programs
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% of degrees in medical administration
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Top 16%Prince George's Community College % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in drama and performing arts
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Prince George's Community College % of degrees in drama and performing arts
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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% of degrees in law
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Prince George's Community College % of degrees in law

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
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 Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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