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Montgomery College is a public institution located in Rockville, Maryland. The city atmosphere of Rockville makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

271 Undergraduate Degrees

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Montgomery College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Montgomery College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#6 Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Online Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Montgomery College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Most Popular Data Entry Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Information Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Montgomery College?

Location of Montgomery College

Contact details for Montgomery College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 240-567-5000
Website: www.montgomerycollege.edu

How Do I Get Into Montgomery College?

You can apply to Montgomery College online at: www.montgomerycollege.edu/admissions/StudentForms/StudentForms.htm

Montgomery College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Montgomery College?

11% Take Out Loans
10.7% Loan Default Rate

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 Montgomery College, approximately 11% of students took out student loans averaging $4,898 a year. That adds up to $19,592 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Montgomery College is 10.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

Montgomery College Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,305 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 21,260 undergraduate students at Montgomery College, with 7,305 being full-time and 13,955 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Montgomery College

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,305 full-time undergraduates at Montgomery College, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Montgomery College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Montgomery College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Montgomery College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,037
Black or African American 1,840
Hispanic or Latino 1,842
White 1,315
International Students 949
Other Races/Ethnicities 322

Over 116 countries are represented at Montgomery College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Montgomery College

1,662 Took All Classes Online
5,984 Took At Least One Class Online
4.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 5,984 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Montgomery College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 3rd 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 Montgomery College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Montgomery College was 4.4%. This is the #1,279 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Montgomery College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Montgomery College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 33%
Computer Programming 10%
Computer Software & Applications 42%
General Computer & Information Sciences 33%
General Computer Programming 10%
Web & Multimedia Design 42%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Montgomery College 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 Montgomery College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Computer & Information Sciences #75
Computer Information Systems #130

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%.

Montgomery College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 0 165 0 165
Computer & IS Security 1 67 0 68
General Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications 2 11 0 13
Web & Multimedia Design 5 7 0 12
General Computer Programming 10 0 0 10
Data Processing Technology 2 0 0 2
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 0 0 1 1
App Specific Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Information Systems 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 20 250 1 271

References

*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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