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At Cecil College, our students come first. In fact, every decision made begins with the question, "How will this benefit our students?"

From our state-of-the-art facilities, exceptional faculty and staff, and free tutoring centers to our internship and career services, Cecil College students receive the full support needed to truly succeed. We also provide financial aid and scholarships to help students realize their dreams.

Cost Comparison to 4-Year Universities

Maryland community college students save about 60% compared to students who attend a public, four-year college.1 As the cost of college continues to rise, Cecil College remains affordable. Speak to an Admissions representative for information and payment options regarding your tuition investment.

1 Source: mdacc.org

Transfer Articulation Agreements

Would you like to learn about our transfer articulation agreements and partnerships? Cecil College has over 800 transfer agreements with institutions throughout the State of Maryland and 150 articulation agreements with institutions in border states. Our admissions representatives can answer your questions regarding transferring both to and from the College.

ADA and Tutoring Services

Cecil College Disability and Support Services is committed to providing assistance to students who need reasonable accommodations in order to participate in college programs.

All enrolled students at Cecil College receive academic support and have access to free tutoring. Your academic success is our number one priority.

Public Safety

Cecil College Public Safety works to ensure a safe environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Cecil College understands the concerns of students, staff, and the community regarding the safety of individuals on a college campus and accepts the responsibility to employ appropriate security measures.

Enrollment Opportunities for High School Students

On-Site Program

Jointly sponsored by Cecil County Public Schools (CCPS) and Cecil College, the On-Site program allows academically prepared students age 16 and over to take college-level courses at their home high school during the regular school day. Cecil College offers a College-Bound Scholarship for these courses. Other regional organizations, as approved by the College President, may participate in this program. All students must meet Cecil College admissions standards. Contact your school's guidance counselor for more information.

Gifted and Talented Program

Students under age 16, who have completed 7th grade or the equivalent and are designated as gifted and talented, can enroll in Cecil credit courses through the Gifted and Talented program. Cecil courses taken are not available at the high schools. Students and their parent/guardian are required to meet with the Director of Admissions to complete all approval forms and processes. All students must meet Cecil College admissions standards. Cecil College a offers College-Bound Scholarship for these courses. Contact Cecil College’s Admissions Office for more information at (410) 287-1006.

Concurrent Enrollment

Qualified students (age 16 or older) may enroll in Cecil College courses concurrent with their high school studies. Cecil College offers a College-Bound Scholarship for these courses. All students must meet Cecil College admissions standards. Contact Cecil College’s Admissions Office for more information at (410) 287-1006.

Dual Enrollment Program

High school students may be able to satisfy secondary school requirements through College coursework. The simultaneous enrollment in high school and Cecil College requires prior approval from both the high school and Cecil College. Cecil College offers a College-Bound Scholarship for these courses. All students must meet Cecil College admissions standards. Students of other school districts may be eligible. Contact your school's guidance counselor for more information.

Senior Waiver Program

High school students may waive all or part of their senior year, enroll in courses at Cecil College, and still graduate with their high school class. Permission is required from the high school and the parent/guardian. Cecil College offers a College-Bound Scholarship for these courses. All students must meet Cecil College admissions standards. Contact your school's guidance counselor for more information.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) Program

Students enrolled in the STEM Program of Cecil County Public Schools (CCPS) may enroll in designated courses at Cecil College during their junior and/or senior year of high school. Through this partnership, eligible students receive a waiver for two-thirds of the in-county tuition rate in effect for the semester. All students must meet Cecil College admissions standards. Contact Cecil College’s Admissions Office for more information at (410) 287-1006.