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 Cecil College

Cecil College - North East, MD

One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

General information:(410)287-6060
Awards offered:Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Rural: Fringe
Campus housing:No
Student population:2,536( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:14 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Single Campus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $2,860 $3,010 $3,010 0%
Out-of-state $6,910 $7,060 $7,060 0%
Books and supplies $1,500 $1,500 $1,800 -17%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $4,300 $4,300 $4,300 0%
Other $3,200 $3,200 $3,600 -13%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,000 $3,000 $3,600 -17%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $4,360 $4,510 $4,810 0%
Off Campus $11,860 $12,010 $12,710 0%
Off Campus with Family $7,360 $7,510 $8,410 -13%
On Campus $8,410 $8,560 $8,860 0%
Off Campus $15,910 $16,060 $16,760 0%
Off Campus with Family $11,410 $11,560 $12,460 -8%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $5,400
In-state fees $310
Out-of-state tuition $6,750
Out-of-state fees $310
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 187 75% --
Grant or scholarship aid 178 71% $432,220 $2,428
Federal grants 90 36% $363,996 $4,044
Pell grants 90 36% $343,899 $3,821
Other federal grants 33 13% $20,097 $609
State/local government grant or scholarships 34 14% $29,800 $876
Institutional grants or scholarships 154 62% $38,424 $250
Student loan aid 44 18% $195,398 $4,441
Federal student loans 44 18% $195,398 $4,441
Other student loans 0 0% $0 Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,665 69% $2,978,351 $1,789
Pell grants 718 30% $2,171,981 $3,025
Federal student loans 329 14% $1,460,199 $4,438


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $6,258 $6,449 $6,891
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $3,524 $5,299 $6,300
$30,001 - $48,000 $4,994 $5,743 $6,627
$48,001 - $75,000 $4,622 $5,824 $5,199
$75,001 - $110,000 $3,792 $5,193 $7,234
$110,001 and more $5,466 $5,959 $5,778

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 2,536
Undergraduate enrollment 2,536
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 116
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 32 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NJCAA Division IIMenWomen
Baseball 27-
Basketball 1310
Golf 4-
Soccer 1512
Softball -12
Volleyball -7


Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1974 Accredited


Maryland Board of Nursing

Practical Nursing Programs

07/01/1993 Accredited
Maryland Board of Nursing

Registered Nursing Programs

07/01/1981 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

01/01/1984 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 704
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate14.7%
Number in default24
Number in repayment163

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00830800

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAward of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years Associate's degree
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General00
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management01
Category total01
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Category total0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping4-
Business Administration and Management, General331
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other0-
Business/Commerce, General-0
Business/Corporate Communications0-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-0
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management-0
Management Information Systems, General-5
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-0
Office Management and Supervision0-
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management16-
Transportation/Mobility Management04
Category total2340
Communication Technologies Technicians and Support Services Colleges
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects00
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design11-
Category total110
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Public Relations/Image Management0-
Category total0-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming, Specific Applications3-
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification0-
Computer Programming/Programmer, General2-
Computer and Information Sciences, General0-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design1-
Category total6-
Education Colleges
Chemistry Teacher Education-2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-7
Education, General-0
Educational/Instructional Technology2-
Elementary Education and Teaching-8
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-0
Mathematics Teacher Education-0
Physics Teacher Education-0
Category total217
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other0-
Category total0-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)02
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General-2
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training0-
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant-0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-59
Category total063
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science16
Fire Science/Fire-fighting-0
Category total16
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies-64
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-27
Category total-91
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Marine Maintenance/Fitter and Ship Repair Technology/Technician0-
Category total0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General-0
Physical Fitness Technician1-
Category total10
Transportation and Materials Moving Colleges
Air Traffic Controller0-
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew0-
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations0-
Category total0-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics0-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production2-
Commercial Photography1817
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other0-
Graphic Design1-
Category total3117
Grand total75235