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Study at Allegany College of Maryland

Allegany College of Maryland, also known as ACM, is a two-year, public, community college located in Cumberland, Maryland, United States. It was established in 1961 as Allegany Community College. The College offers more than 50 associate degrees, over 15 certificates, and over 10 letters of recognition. ACM also offers continuing education programs. The main campus is spread across an area of more than 300 acres.

ACM boasts an active student life. The campus is home to a wide variety of student clubs and organizations. The College's athletic department fields several men's and women's teams that participate in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Their sports teams are nicknamed the Trojans.

Profile of Allegany College of Maryland

Allegany is located in Cumberland, MD (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Allegany is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in medicine.

Allegany Selectivity

Allegany is an open-admission school. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


Allegany has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school had 3, 778 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life

Allegany offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

Allegany Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine164registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant, home health aide
Liberal Arts158liberal arts and humanities, liberal arts and sciences
Medical Support and Technology128dental hygienist, respiratory care tech, radiation therapist, pharmacy tech, medical lab tech, medical assistant, mental health services tech, clinical and medical lab science
Business and Management108MIS, business management, business, accounting technology
Medicine49health professions
Engineering Technician41engineering technician, computer systems tech
Therapy and Counselling33physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Education and Teaching27education, elementary school teaching
Security and Law Enforcement23criminal justice and police
office and Administration22administrative assistant, receptionist
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy12occupational therapist assistant
Mechanics and Repair12automobile mechanics
Medical administration11medical records tech
Hospitality6hotel management, tourism and travel
Cooking and Culinary Arts5chef training
Conservation and Resource Management4forest technology
Media2communications tech
Computer Science and Engineering0computer and info science
Construction Trades0construction trades

Contact: Allegany

Allegany College of Maryland

12401 Willowbrook Rd SE

Cumberland, MD 21502-2596

General Phone: (301) 784-5000


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