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Study at Prince George's Community College

Prince George's Community College, or PGCC, was founded in 1958 as a community college in the community of Largo in Prince George's County, Maryland. The college serves more than 30, 000 students. There are more than 200 academic, continuing education, workforce development, and personal enrichment programs. There are also a number of online courses and distance learning options for remote students.

Prince George's Community College has a number of campuses apart from the main campus in Largo. These include the:

  • andrews Air Force Base
  • Skilled Trades Center in Camp Springs
  • University Town Center in Hyattsville
The college's mascot is The Owl and the student newspaper is also called "The Owl". PGCC sponsors sports teams in soccer, volleyball, basketball, bowling, baseball, softball, golf and tennis.

Profile of Prince George's Community College

Prince George's Community College is in Largo, MD. Largo is a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Prince George's Community College issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include law and business and management.

Prince George's Community College Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students. People seek out the school, and many students are from other states.


The most successful professors at Prince George's Community College are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 11, 861 students study at Prince George's Community College . The school is particularly welcoming to minority students. Many of the students at Prince George's Community College are in their forties, or even older.

Prince George's Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts251liberal arts and humanities, liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management182business management, business, MIS, accounting technology, human resources, marketing, accounting and related services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine164registered nursing, EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse
Law50legal assistant
Medical Support and Technology49radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, nuclear medical tech
Family and Social Work31child care provider, public administration
Security and Law Enforcement26criminal justice and police, forensic science
Computer Science and Engineering26computer networking, computer and info science, computer product certification, computer applications programming, computer support, web design, computer security
Engineering Technician24computer systems tech, electronics tech, drafting, aerospace engineering tech, quality control tech, engineering technician
Medical administration18medical records tech, medical office management
Education and Teaching8special ed, education, math teaching, Spanish teaching, early childhood education, elementary school teaching, physics teaching, chemistry teaching
Photography and Commercial Art7commercial art
Drama and Performing Arts5theatre design
Construction Trades3building inspection and management, property management
Mechanics and Repair3computer repair
office and Administration1administrative assistant

Contact: Prince George's Community College

Prince George's Community College

301 Largo Rd

Largo, MD 20774-2199

General Phone: (301) 336-6000

http://www.PGCC. EDU

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