Statement of Accreditation Status

Montgomery College

  • CEO: Dr. Jermaine Williams, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Mr. John Hamman
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Sean McKitrick, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional » Two-year, very large
  • Control: Public
  • Former Name(s): Montgomery College - Rockville Campus (9/1/2010)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1968
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2018
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2026-2027

Contact Information

900 Hungerford Drive, Rockville MD
Rockville, MD 20850

(240) 567-5000

www.montgomerycollege.edu

  • March 5, 2020
    To acknowledge receipt of the supplemental information report. To note the institution's obligation to inform the Commission on the status of any investigation(s) conducted by the institution or by state, federal, or other government agencies, related to the action of September 30, 2019. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • September 30, 2019
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due December 1, 2019, addressing recent developments at the institution which may have implications for current and future compliance with Standard VI (Planning, Finances, and Institutional Improvement).
  • June 21, 2018
    To reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the self-study report. The next evaluation is scheduled for 2026-2027.
  • March 2, 2017
    To affirm inclusion of the additional locations at (1) Northwest High School, 13501 Richter Farm Road, Germantown, MD 20874 and (2) Northwood High School, 919 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD 20901 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To acknowledge receipt of documentation of state approval. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • February 16, 2017
    To note that state approval was not required for the additional locations at (1) Northwest High School, 13501 Richter Farm Road, Germantown, MD 20874 and (2) Northwood High School, 919 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD 20901.
  • July 5, 2016
    To note that institution's decision to withdraw the substantive change request for an additional location at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility, 22880 Whelan Lane, Boyds, MD 20841. To note that a visit is required at one of two of the additional locations approved on June 27, 2016.
  • June 27, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional locations at (1) Northwest High School, 13501 Richter Farm Road, Germantown, MD 20874 and (2) Northwood High School, 919 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD 20901 within the scope of the institution's accreditation, effective upon receipt of state approval. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at the additional locations. In the event that operations at the additional locations do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • May 2, 2016
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To provisionally include the additional location at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility, 22880 Whelan Lane, Boyds, MD 20841 within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of commencement of 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 next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • November 21, 2013
    To accept the Periodic Review Report and to reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • June 28, 2012
    To accept the progress report and to request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2013, document further progress in ensuring that the institution's A.A. programs in General Studies include appropriate areas of academic study of sufficient content, breadth, and length, and are conducted at levels of rigor appropriate to the associate's degree (Standard 11).
  • November 17, 2011
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative. To remind the institution of the progress report, due March 1, 2012, documenting the knowledge, skills, and/or competencies that constitute the key program-level learning outcomes of these programs and implementation of an organized and sustained process to assess and improve student achievement of those outcomes, including direct evidence of student learning. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2013.
  • May 5, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request, and to include the online Associate of Arts in General Studies and Associate of Arts in Business within the scope of the institution's accreditation. To request a progress report, due March 1, 2012, documenting the knowledge, skills, and/or competencies that constitute the key program-level learning outcomes of these programs and implementation of an organized and sustained process to assess and improve student achievement of those outcomes, including direct evidence of student learning. To direct a Commission liaison guidance visit to discuss the Commission's expectations. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2013.
  • 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
  • Additional Location
    Montgomery College Germantown Campus
    20200 Observation Drive
    Germantown, MD 20876
    Opened: 09/01/2010
  • Additional Location
    Northwest High School
    13501 Richter Farm Road
    Germantown, MD 20874
  • Additional Location
    Northwood High School
    919 University Boulevard West
    Silver Spring, MD 20901
  • Additional Location
    Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus
    7600 Takoma Avenue
    Takoma Park, MD 20912
    Opened: 09/01/2010
  • Other Instructional Site
    Agricultural History Farm Park
    18400 Muncaster Rd
    Derwood, MD 20855
  • Other Instructional Site
    Albert Einstein High School
    11135 Newport Mill Rd
    Kensington, MD 20895
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
    4301 East-West Highway
    Bethesda, MD 20814
  • Other Instructional Site
    Brookside Gardens
    1800 Glenallan Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20902
  • Other Instructional Site
    Damascus High School
    25921 Ridge Road
    Damascus, MD 20872
  • Other Instructional Site
    Gaithersburg High School
    101 Education Blvd.
    Gaithersburg, MD 20877
  • Other Instructional Site
    Holy Cross Hospital Center
    1500 Forest Glen Rd
    Silver Spring, MD 20912
  • Other Instructional Site
    James Hubert Blake High School
    300 Norwood Road
    Silver Spring, MD 20905
  • Other Instructional Site
    John F. Kennedy High School
    1901 Randolph Rd
    Silver Spring, MD 20906
  • Other Instructional Site
    Northwest High School
    13501 Richter Farm Road
    Germantown, MD 20874
  • Other Instructional Site
    Paint Branch High School
    14121 Old Columbia Pike
    Burtonsville, MD 20866
  • Other Instructional Site
    Quince Orchard High School
    15800 Quince Orchard Road
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
  • Other Instructional Site
    Rockville High School
    2100 Baltimore Road
    Rockville, MD 20851
  • Other Instructional Site
    Seneca Valley High School
    19401 Crystal Rock Drive
    Germantown, MD 20874
  • Other Instructional Site
    Sherwood High School
    300 Olney-Sandy Spring Road
    Sandy Spring, MD 20860
  • Other Instructional Site
    Springbrook High School
    201 Valley Brook Dr.
    Silver Spring, MD 20904
  • Other Instructional Site
    Thomas S. Wooton High School
    2100 Wootton Parkway
    Rockville, MD 20850
  • Other Instructional Site
    Universities at Shady Grove
    9630 Gudelsky Dr.
    Rockville, MD 20850
  • Other Instructional Site
    Walt Whitman High School
    7100 Whittier Blvd.
    Bethesda, MD 20817
  • Other Instructional Site
    Walter Johnson High School
    6400 Rock Spring Drive
    Bethesda, MD 20814
  • Other Instructional Site
    Watkins Mill High School
    10301 Apple Ridge Road
    Gaithersburg, MD 20879
  • Other Instructional Site
    Wheaton High School
    12601 Dalewood Drive
    Silver Spring, MD 20906

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