Anne Arundel Community College Computer Science Programs
Anne Arundel Community College is a public institution located in Arnold, Maryland. Arnold is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.
Anne Arundel Community College Rankings
AACC landed the #28 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 408 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
AACC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at AACC.
Where Is Anne Arundel Community College?
Contact details for AACC are given below.
|Address:||101 College Pky, Arnold, MD 21012-1895|
How Do I Get Into AACC?
You can apply to AACC online at: https://www.aacc.edu/apply-and-register/
Can I Afford Anne Arundel Community College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At AACC, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $4,750 a year. That adds up to $19,000 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at AACC is 10.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Anne Arundel Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 3,604 full-time undergraduates at AACC, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Anne Arundel Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||554|
|Hispanic or Latino||386|
Over 42 countries are represented at AACC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, South Korea, and China.
Online Learning at Anne Arundel Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at AACC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 5th most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of AACC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Anne Arundel Community College was -1.6%. This is the #1,736 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at AACC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of AACC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer Information Systems||19%|
|General Computer & Information Sciences||19%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at AACC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at AACC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Computer & IS Security||#82|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Anne Arundel Community College Computer Science Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Computer & IS Security||97||87||184|
|General Computer & Information Sciences||0||36||36|
|Other Computer Software & Media Applications||0||7||7|
|Web & Multimedia Design||5||0||5|
|Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications||2||3||5|
|Information Technology Management||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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