Questions about College
-- Maryland Colleges
Maryland has many colleges for a state of its size.
There are community colleges, a few independent two-year
institutions for specialized technical programs, public colleges
and universities, and numerous private or independent
Two-year degree or four-year degree or both?
Depending on a student's career and educational goals, a
two-year degree or a four-year degree--or more education--may be
appropriate. Every college has academic and career
counseling services of some kind to help students reach their
Types of Community College Degrees
Community Colleges offer different degrees, only some of
which are oriented toward transfer to a four-year college.
Some courses will transfer to a four-year degree and some won't.
Students can apply for a transfer to a four-year college before
or after earning an associate degree. Community Colleges
have transfer counselors who help students with this
process. In addition consult ARTSYS,
find out what courses from MD community colleges will transfer
to MD 4-yr colleges.
Maryland's colleges and universities and the programs that