Value Comparison

Comparing the cost of attending Cecil College to the cost of attending other Maryland colleges is a good way to see the value of a Cecil education. Cecil's per-credit-hour cost is below the community college statewide average.

We've put together an easy-to-read chart showing annual costs for area colleges, so it'll be simple for you to see how affordable a Cecil education can be. Adding in possible scholarships, waivers, or financial aid can reduce the total cost even more. Once you determine the cost of your program, you'll be ready to start on your path to success! Call us today at 410-287-1000 to get started!

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Annual Costs for Cecil Residents to Attend Area Colleges
Area College Tuition & Fees
University of Delaware $32,250
Goldey-Beacom $23,400
Delaware State $16,138
University of Maryland Baltimore County $11,264
​Wilmington ​$10,670
University of Maryland College Park $10,182
Towson $9,408
Salisbury $9,364
Delaware Tech. & Community College $8,698
University of Maryland: University College $7,266
Cecil College $3,840
Average - Maryland Community Colleges $4,254
Annual Costs for County Residents at Maryland Community Colleges
Community College​ Tuition & Fees Credit Hour
Montgomery $4,902 $122
Carroll $4,812 $160
​Chesapeake $4,700​ $120​
Howard $4,693 $134
​Prince George's ​$4,550 $105​
College of Southern MD $4,539 $123
​Harford ​$4,464 $124​
Comm College of Baltimore County $4,432 $118
​Frederick $4,255​ $119​
Garrett $4,100 $103
​Anne Arundel $4,010​ $108​
Hagerstown $3,930 $117
Cecil $3,840 $107
​Wor-Wic $3,690​ $106​
Allegany $3,665 $114
Baltimore City $3,482 $96
Systemwide Average $4,254 $117
Annual Costs for County Residents at Maryland Community Colleges
Annual Tuition Increases
National Data (U.S.)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 5 Year Cumulative
All 4-year Public Colleges and Universities​​ 8.3% 4.8% 2.8% 2.9% 2.9% 21.7%
All 2-year Public Colleges 8.7% 5.8% 3.5% 2.9% 3.0% 23.9%
Rate of Inflation - Fiscal Year 2.9% 1.7% 1.6% 0.7% 0.7% 7.6%
Cecil College 5.6% 0.0% 5.3% 0.0% 7.0% 17.9%
 
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