For the second year in a row, national publication Community College Week has ranked Prince George’s County Community College (PGCC) in Largo among its top 25 listing of the nation’s 100 associate degree producers in the nation. PGCC is the only Maryland school listed in the top 25.
According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), 800 students – 456 which were African American – received their degree from PGCC during the 2008-2009 academic year. PGCC’s enrollment and graduation statistics have made significant strides in recent years, with the classes of 2009 and 2010 exceeding previous records.
In 2010, nearly 1,000 students earned degrees and certifications from the school, representing a 20 percent increase from the previous year. The PGCC graduation classes of 2009 and 2010 exceeded previous records. In 2010, nearly 1,000 students received degrees and certifications representing a 20 percent increase from 2009.
For more information about Community College Week’s top 100 list of associate degree producers, visit their Web site at http://www.ccweek.com.