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About the College

Cecil College is an inclusive, open-access college committed to academic excellence and service to the greater region. The College provides a supportive learning environment to a diverse body of students as they build the skills and knowledge to achieve academic success, prepare to transfer, and enter the workforce. Further, Cecil College fosters intellectual, professional, and personal development through lifelong learning opportunities, the arts, and community engagement.

  • 94% of our students would recommend Cecil College

  • 18:1 student to faculty ratio

  • 20+ clubs and sports teams

  • 70+ degree and certificate programs

  • 3000+ credit students annually

  • 3600+ non-credit students annually

  • 479 associate degrees awarded in 2018

  • 78 certificates awarded in 2018

  • 42% student graduation/transfer rate

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    Website Privacy Policy

    Cecil College maintains this website to inform you of the many offerings and activities pertinent to the institution. We appreciate the trust you place in Cecil College, and we are committed to respecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. Our privacy statement, dated October 2006, describes the information we collect and how we use it. When using this site, you agree to the terms and conditions listed in the statement.

    Privacy Statement

    For each visitor to our web site, the web server automatically recognizes the visitor’s domain name. We do not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information. No marketing databases are created as a result of your visit, nor are there any commercial uses made of any such data.

    Cecil College does collect the following information:

    1. the domain name of visitors to our web page.
    2. aggregate information on what pages visitors access.
    3. certain technical information, such as the browser version and operating system.
    4. broad demographic information for aggregate use.
    5. the e-mail addresses of those who voluntarily communicate with us via e-mail.
    6. information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

    The information collected is used:

    1. to improve the content of our web site.
    2. to analyze usage trends.
    3. to notify visitors about updates to our web site.
    4. by us to contact visitors for marketing purposes.

    If you supply us with your postal address on-line, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

    If you supply us with your telephone number on-line, you may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

    If you contact us voluntarily via email, you may receive email messages from us with information regarding new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

    The Cecil College web site may contain links and information from other institutions and/or organizations. Cecil is not responsible for the privacy practices of these institutions and/or organizations, access is at your own risk. Cecil College will not sell, rent, or lease your e-mail address to others. Cecil does not set any cookies.

    If you have questions about this privacy statement, you may contact us by mail at the following address:

    Communications Office
    Cecil College
    One Seahawk Drive
    North East, MD 21901

    You may send e-mail to the Communications Office at communicationsoffice@cecil.edu. You may call us at (410) 287-1000.

    If you do not wish to receive emails, mailings or phone calls from Cecil College please request removal from our lists through the contact information listed above. If you wish to update your contact information, please inform us at the above.

    Cecil College Assistance Scholarship

    Scholarship Criteria Overview

    • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (if applicable)
    • Enrollment in no less than 6 credits for the current term
    • No residency requirements
    • Must be in a declared program of study
    • Must complete both the FAFSA and the Cecil Foundation application within 10 days of submitting the scholarship application
    • Funds may be used as a bookstore voucher if funds remain after all tuition and fees are paid; however, no refund checks will be issued from this award

    How to Apply

    Apply for Admissions

    If you haven’t already, make sure to apply to Cecil College. There is no application fee and you must go through this process before applying for the scholarship.

    Student ID Number and Credentials

    After going through the admissions process, you will receive a student ID number as well as credentials. You will need this information for logging into both MyCecil as well as AcademicWorks to apply for the scholarship. Any student who does not know their student ID number and/or username and password should contact the Registration Office for assistance. They can be reached via phone at (410) 287-1600 or email at registration@cecil.edu.

    Applying for the Scholarship

    Once you have your student ID number and credentials, login to MyCecil. Once logged in, select Finance from the main navigation menu. From the Finance landing page select Financial Aid Basics from the menu on the left. All the information you need to apply for the scholarship can be found in the section titled How to Apply (direct link; note that this page requires you to be logged in to view it).