Statement of Accreditation Status

Anne Arundel Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Dawn Lindsay, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Tanya Millner
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Terence Peavy, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional » Two-year, large
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1968
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2014
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2022-2023

Contact Information

101 College Parkway
Arnold, MD 21012

(410) 777-2222

www.aacc.edu

  • March 2, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close the additional location at 7556 Teague Road Suite 300, Hanover, MD 21076. To require immediate notification when instruction ceases at the additional location. To note that the Commission reserves the right to rescind approval of this substantive change if any developments reveal additional information that might have affected the Commission's decision and/or the requested substantive change is not implemented within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • March 5, 2020
    To note that the Mid-Point Peer Review has been conducted and no further evidence is required at this time. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • August 27, 2018
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional locations at (1) Arundel High School, 1001 Annapolis Road, Gambrills, MD 21065; and (2) North County High School, 10 E. 1st Avenue, Glen Burnie, MD 21061 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at these additional locations. Operations at the additional locations must commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • January 3, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the reclassification of the instructional site at the Jessup Correctional Institution, 7804 House of Corrections Road, Jessup, MD 20794 as an additional location and to include the location within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2022-2023.
  • June 23, 2016
    To accept the progress report. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • June 26, 2014
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study process and report. To request a progress report, due April 1, 2016, documenting continued implementation of strategies to measure and assess the level of, and efficient utilization of, institutional resources required to support the institution's mission and goals (Standard 3). The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2019.
  • July 1, 2013
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at the Center for Cyber and Professional Training (CCPT), 7556 Teague Road, Suite 300, Hanover, MD 21076 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this additional location. In the event that operations at the additional location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2013-2014.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope:
  • Postsecondary award (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    AACC at Arundel Mills
    7009 Arundel Mills Circle
    Hanover, MD 21076
  • Additional Location
    Arundel High School
    1001 Annapolis Road
    Gambrills, MD 21065
    Opened: 09/06/2018
  • Additional Location
    Glen Burnie Town Center
    101 N. Crain Highway
    Glen Burnie, MD 21061
  • Additional Location
    Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Tourism
    7438 Governer Ritchie Highway
    Glen Burnie, MD 21061
  • Additional Location
    Jessup Correctional Institute
    7804 House of Correction Rd
    Jessup, MD 20794
    Opened: 01/03/2017
  • Additional Location
    North County High School
    10 E. 1st Avenue
    Glen Burnie, MD 21061
    Opened: 09/06/2018
  • Other Instructional Site
    Annapolis High School
    2700 Riva Road
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Other Instructional Site
    Archbishop Curley High School
    3701 Sinclair Ln
    Baltimore, MD 21213
  • Other Instructional Site
    Chesapeake Science Point Charter School
    7321 Parkway Drive South
    Hanover, MD 21076
  • Other Instructional Site
    Maryland State Law Library
    361 Rowe Blvd
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Other Instructional Site
    Meade Heights Elementary
    1925 Reece Rd
    Ft. Meade, MD 20755
  • Other Instructional Site
    Meade High School
    1100 Clark Road
    Fort Meade, MD 20755
  • Other Instructional Site
    North County High School
    10 E. 1st Avenue
    Glen Burnie, MD 21061
  • Other Instructional Site
    South River High School
    201 Central Ave, East
    Edgewater, MD 21037
  • Other Instructional Site
    United States Naval Academy
    121 Blake Rd
    Annapolis, MD 21402

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