Statement of Accreditation Status

Frederick Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Annesa Cheek, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Mr. Gerald Boyd
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: High Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional » Two-year, medium
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1971
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2016
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2024-2025

Contact Information

7932 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702

(301) 846-2400

www.frederick.edu

  • June 23, 2016
    To reaffirm accreditation. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • May 2, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To note the institution's decision to close its additional location at Mount Airy College Center for Health Care Education, 1902 Back Acre Circle, Mount Airy, MD 21771. The Commission requires notification within thirty days of the closure of this additional location. To note that the evaluation visit has occurred and will be acted upon by the Commission at the June meeting.
  • June 27, 2013
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • May 1, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the additional location at Mt. Airy College Center for Health Care Education, 1902 Back Acre Circle, Mount Airy, MD 21771 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. To remind the institution of the request for a progress report, due by April 1, 2013, documenting (1) the continued implementation of a process to assess the achievement of program-level student learning goals and (2) evidence that student learning assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • November 17, 2011
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to commend the institution for the quality of the periodic review process and the quality of the report. To request a progress report, due by April 1, 2013, documenting (1) the continued implementation of a process to assess the achievement of program-level student learning goals and (2) evidence that student learning assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2015-2016.
  • 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 (1-2 yrs) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    Fort Detrick Army Base Education Center
    7th Street
    Frederick, MD 21702
  • Additional Location
    Frederick City Police Academy Training Center
    6424 Plant Road
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Additional Location
    Frederick County Law Enforcement Academy
    8349 Reich's Ford Road
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Additional Location
    Maryland State Police Academy
    9852 4th Street
    Sykesville, MD 21784-7433
  • Additional Location
    Monroe Avenue
    200 Monroe Avenue
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ballroom Dance in Frederick
    7313 Grove Rd
    Frederick,, MD 21704
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bowerhouse Academy
    7311 Grove Rd
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Other Instructional Site
    Brunswick High School
    101 Cummings Dr
    Brunswick, MD 21716
  • Other Instructional Site
    Career and Technology
    7922 Opossumtown Pike
    Frederick, MD 21702
  • Other Instructional Site
    Catoctin High School
    14745 Sabillasville Road
    Frederick, MD 21788
  • Other Instructional Site
    Fight Club
    5712 Industry Lane, Suite D
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Other Instructional Site
    Frederick High School
    650 Carroll Pkwy
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Frederick Memorial Hospital & Affiliated Sites
    400 W 7TH STREET
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Liberty Golf Course
    10810 Liberty Rd
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Linganore High School
    12013 Old Annapolis Rd
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Maryland State Police Academy
    6852 4th St
    Sykesville, MD 21784
  • Other Instructional Site
    Middletown High School
    200 Schoolhouse Drive
    Middletown, MD 21769
  • Other Instructional Site
    Oakdale High School
    5850 Eaglehead Dr
    Frederick, MD 21754
  • Other Instructional Site
    Ski Liberty Fairfield PA
    78 Country Club Trail
    Fairfield, PA 17320
  • Other Instructional Site
    ST Johns Catholic Prep
    3989 Buckeystown Pike, P.O. Box 909
    Buckeystown, MD 21717
  • Other Instructional Site
    Thomas Johnson High School
    1501 N Market St
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Other Instructional Site
    Tuscarora High School
    5312 Ballenger Creek Pike
    Frederick, MD 21703
  • Other Instructional Site
    Urbana High School
    3471 Campus Drive
    Ijamsville, MD 21754
  • Other Instructional Site
    Walkersville High School
    81 W Frederick St
    Frederick, MD 21793
  • Other Instructional Site
    YMCA
    1000 N Market St
    Frederick, MD 21701

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