Statement of Accreditation Status

Carroll Community College

  • CEO: Dr. James Ball, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Melody Moore
  • 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
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1996
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2021
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2028-2029

Contact Information

1601 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157-6913

(410) 386-8000

www.carrollcc.edu

  • December 2, 2021
    To note that the substantive change visit to the additional location at 1422 Panther Drive, Hampstead, MD 21074 occurred on October 14, 2021, and the information provided in the substantive change request was verified. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To note that a verification visit is required by USDE guidelines and will be conducted within a reasonable period of time following the virtual site visit.
  • December 2, 2021
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To reaffirm accreditation. To note that a verification visit is required by USDE guidelines and will be conducted within a reasonable period of time following the virtual site visit. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2028-2029.
  • September 3, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at Carroll County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Training Academy at 1422 Panther Drive, Hampstead, MD 21074, within the institution's scope of accreditation. To direct a substantive change site visit as soon as practicable but no later than six months after the commencement of instruction at the additional location. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the additional location. To note that 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 2020-2021.
  • November 17, 2016
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, reaffirm accreditation, and commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report and Process. The next self-study evaluation is scheduled for 2020-2021.
  • 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 remind the institution of the Commission's request of March 7, 2013 regarding the Periodic Review Report due June 1, 2016.
  • March 7, 2013
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm the inclusion of 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. To remind the institution that the Commission previously requested that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2016, report on efforts to improve the institution's financial aid processes through automation and enhanced inter-office coordination efforts (Standard 9).
  • 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 provisionally within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six 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. To remind the institution that the Commission previously requested that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2016, report on efforts to improve the institution's financial aid processes through automation and enhanced inter-office coordination efforts (Standard 9).
  • March 1, 2012
    To accept the Commission-requested information report. To remind the institution that the Commission previously requested that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2016, report on efforts to improve the institution's financial aid processes through automation and enhanced inter-office coordination efforts (Standard 9).
  • June 23, 2011
    To reaffirm accreditation. To request that the Periodic Review Report, due June 1, 2016, report on efforts to improve the institution's financial aid processes through automation and enhanced inter-office coordination efforts (Standard 9).
  • 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
    The Carroll County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Training Academy
    1422 Panther Drive
    Hampstead, MD 21074
    Opened: 09/05/2019

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