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Allegany College of Maryland

Allegany College of Maryland is a public two-year college that provides quality, comprehensive educational programs, training and services at reasonable cost. In addition to its main campus in Cumberland, Maryland, ACM also has campuses in Bedford and Somerset counties, Pennsylvania. College programs include credit career programs that provide skills for prompt employment, credit transfer programs that provide the first two years of a bachelor's degree, and comprehensive, continuing education offerings for lifelong learning. Of special interest to students across Maryland are 12 statewide-designated associate degree and certificate programs and 13 degree and certificate curricula in Maryland's Health Manpower Shortage Programs effort. Students who seek careers in the diverse allied health care, hospitality and technology fields will find ample opportunities to prepare for successful careers in the 44 ACM programs -- 20 associate degree and 23 certificate -- included in these two State initiatives. In addition, ACM offers 36 transfer programs, and 19 letters of recognition.

12401 Willowbrook Road, S.E.
Cumberland, MD 21502
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Type of Institution: Public 2-year

Fall 2008 Total Enrollment: 3,945
Male: 1,321    Female: 2,624
Full-time: 2,077    Part-time: 1,868

2009-2010 Tuition and Mandatory Fees for Maryland Residents:
Full-time Tuition per year: $2,376 (in-county) $4,368 (out-of-county)
Part-time Tuition cost per credit hour: $99 (in-county) $182 (out-of-county)
Mandatory fees (FT): $194
Mandatory fees (PT): $6 per credit hour plus $70 in registration fees

Degrees or Awards: Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts in Teaching, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, Certificate, Letter of Recognition

Calendar: Fall and Spring semesters (15 weeks) and A/B terms within each semester (7 weeks); summer session (8 weeks) and A/B terms within summer session (4 weeks)

Entry Requirements: Open admissions policy. Selective admissions requirements for some programs.

Application Deadlines: First week of classes of each semester or term.

Title IV Code: 002057

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