Statement of Accreditation Status

Hagerstown Community College

  • CEO: Dr. James Klauber, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Carlee Ranalli
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Melissa Hardin, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional » Two-year, small
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): Hagerstown Junior College
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1968
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2015
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2024-2025

Contact Information

11400 Robinwood Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21742-6590

(240) 500-2000

www.hagerstowncc.edu

  • January 4, 2022
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To includethe relocation of the additional locationfrom 14547 Industry Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742to Northern Avenue City Campus, 562 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21742 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To direct a substantive change site visit as soonas practicable but no later than six months after the commencement of instruction at the additional location.To require written evidence of institutional approval as necessary.To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the new location and of the date that instruction ceases at the former location. To note the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action.The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2024-2025.
  • June 23, 2016
    To note visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm the inclusion of the additional location at CVT Site, 14527 - 14547 Industry Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The date for the next accreditation review will be determined by the Commission when it revises the accreditation cycle.
  • June 29, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To reclassify the instructional site at CVT Site, 14527 - 14547 Industry Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742 as an additional location and to include it provisionally within the scope of the institution's accreditation, pending a site visit within 6 months of commencing operations. 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 Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2020.
  • June 25, 2015
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2020.
  • November 20, 2014
    To accept the supplemental information report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • August 28, 2014
    To request a supplemental information report, due October 6, 2014, addressing the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)'s recent action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • February 28, 2012
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the online Associate of Science (A.S.) in Business Administration and the online Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Accounting and Business degree programs within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • November 17, 2011
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • November 18, 2010
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. To request a progress report due by October 1, 2011, documenting (1) the assessment of general education outcomes with evidence that results are utilized for curricular improvement (Standard 12); and (2) evidence that the institution's Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan is regularly updated to ensure (a) the systematic and sustained use of multiple measures, including direct methods, to assess student achievement of learning outcomes and (b) the utilization of assessment information to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2014-2015.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Approved to offer programs by 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
  • Additional Location
    CVT Site
    14527 - 14547 Industry Drive
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    Opened: 06/29/2015
  • Additional Location
    Maryland Correctional Training Center
    18800 Roxbury Rd
    Hagerstown, MD 21746
  • Additional Location
    Northern Avenue City Campus
    562 Northern Ave
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
  • Other Instructional Site
    Barbara Ingram School for the Arts
    7 S Potomac St
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Other Instructional Site
    Boonsboro High School
    10 Campus Avenue
    Boonsboro, MD 21713
  • Other Instructional Site
    Clear Spring High School
    12630 Broadfording Road
    Clear Spring, MD 21722
  • Other Instructional Site
    Fannett-Metal High School
    14823 Path Valley Road
    Willow Hill, PA 17271
  • Other Instructional Site
    First Data Merchant Services
    1 Western Maryland Parkway
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Other Instructional Site
    Franklin County Career and Technology Center
    2463 Loop Rd
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
  • Other Instructional Site
    Grace Academy
    13321 Cearfoss Pike
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Other Instructional Site
    Greencastle-Antrim High School
    300 S. Ridge Avenue
    Greencastle, PA 17225
  • Other Instructional Site
    Hancock Middle-Senior High School
    289 W. Main Street
    Hancock, MD 21750
  • Other Instructional Site
    Heritage Academy
    12215 Walnut Point W
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Other Instructional Site
    Highland View Academy
    10100 Academy Drive
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Other Instructional Site
    James Buchanan High School
    4773 Fort Loudon Road
    Mercersburg, PA 17236
  • Other Instructional Site
    Meritus Medical Center
    11116 Medical Campus Road
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
  • Other Instructional Site
    North Hagerstown High School
    1200 Pennsylvania Avenue
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
  • Other Instructional Site
    Shalom Christian Academy
    126 Social Island Road
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
  • Other Instructional Site
    Smithsburg High School
    66 N. Main Street
    Smithsburg, MD 21783
  • Other Instructional Site
    South Hagerstown High School
    1101 S. Potomac Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Maria Goretti High School
    1535 Oak Hill Ave.
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
  • Other Instructional Site
    University of MD System of Hagerstown
    32 West Washington Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Other Instructional Site
    Valley Mall Center
    17301 Valley Mall Road
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Other Instructional Site
    Washington County Technical High School
    50 W. Oak Ridge Drive
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Other Instructional Site
    Waynesboro Area Senior High School
    550 East 2nd Street
    Waynesboro, PA 17268
  • Other Instructional Site
    Williamsport High School
    5 S. Clifton Drive
    Williamsport, MD 21795

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