Garrett College (GC)

Mchenry, MD

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Garrett College

Garrett College Student Essentials

Garrett College Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Rural Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Laker
Website: www.garrettcollege.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $6,750
Out-of-State Tuition: $7,140
Retention Rate: 61%
Enrollment: 830
Year Established: 1966

About GC

Garrett College in McHenry, Maryland is probably best known for offering one of the few degrees in adventure sports.

At Garrett one can also get degrees in Natural Resources and Wildlife Technology, Culinary Arts, Business and Information Technology, Education and Juvenile Justice. Professional certificate programs are also available at Garrett.

So that these and other programs might be accessible to more students, Garrett was one of the first community colleges to provide on-campus housing.

Student life at Garrett provides social as well as practical and academic opportunities. Services are comprehensive and include a tutoring and writing center, health services, counseling and career and transfer services.

Tuition at Garrett is lower for in-state residents than for non-residents. Financial aid options include a scholarship for GED completers, federal work-study, student loans and grants for those who qualify.

All students must fill out an application for admission, and those who plan to enroll in a degree program must take placement tests.

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GC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Garrett College 3 stars overall.

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GC Map & Location

Garrett College
687 Mosser Road
Mchenry, MD 21541


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Getting Around GC

Walkability

Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.

1/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Mchenry, MD

Winter
Dec
39
21
Jan
34
16
Feb
38
17
Spring
Mar
48
25
Apr
59
34
May
68
45
Summer
Jun
75
53
Jul
79
58
Aug
78
56
Fall
Sep
71
49
Oct
62
37
Nov
50
28

GC Students

Total Students 830

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 18%
  • Caucasian: 79%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 2%
African American 18%
Caucasian 79%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 77%
Part-Time 23%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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