Baltimore City Community College
Your Right to Know Disclosure
This report provides an overview of full-time, first-time students who entered BCCC in Fall 2012 and their outcomes for completion, transfer and ongoing enrollment. It fulfills, in part, requirements of the Student-Right-To-Know Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act.
1. Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates
Graduation and Transfer-Out rates reflect the status of students who enrolled in fall 2012 and for whom 150% of the normal time-to-completion has elapsed.
During the fall semester of 2012, 327 first-time full-time students entered Baltimore City Community College seeking a certificate or degree from BCCC. By August 31, 2015 (for students seeking an Associate Degree) or December 31, 2013 (for students seeking a Certificate), the outcomes were as follows;
* 31 (9%) of these students had completed their BCCC programs
* 39 (12%) had transferred out to 4-year higher education institutions
* 45 (14%) had transferred out to other 2-year institutions without graduating from BCCC.
Full-Time, First-Time Students Entering in Fall 2013 - Outcomes as of August 31, 2015 (Seeking 2-Year Degree) or December 31, 2013 (Seeking 1-Year Certificate)
  Students Percent of Cohort
  Student Cohort Completers within 150% Transfer Out to 4-Yr Institution Transfer Out to 2-Yr Institution Still Enrolled at BCCC Completers within 150% Transfer Out to 4-Yr Institution Transfer Out to 2-Yr Institution Still Enrolled at BCCC Completers within 150%, Transfer Out, or Still Enrolled
Total 327 31 39 45 50 9% 12% 14% 15% 50%
Gender                    
Men 133 19 14 19 18 14% 11% 14% 14% 53%
Women 194 12 25 26 32 6% 13% 13% 16% 49%
Race/Ethnicity                    
Nonresident Alien 11 # # # # # # # # #
Hispanic/Latino # # # # # # # # # #
American Indian # # # # # # # # # #
Asian 7 # # # # # # # # #
Black or African American 282 20 35 38 43 7% 12% 13% 15% 48%
Pacific Islander # # # # # # # # # #
White 10 # # # # # # # # #
Two or more races # # # # # # # # # #
Unknown # # # # # # # # # #
All 327 31 39 45 50 9% 12% 14% 15% 50%
Financial Aid
(FY 2013)
                   
Receiving Pell Grants 272 17 31 39 38 6% 11% 14% 14% 46%
Baltimore City Community College does not participate in any student loan programs 0 Baltimore City Community College does not participate in any student loan programs
Receiving Neither Pell Grants nor Federal Loans 55 14 8 6 12 25% 15% 11% 22% 73%
Source: Baltimore City Community College Enrollment Information System and Financial Aid Information System files prepared for the Maryland Higher Education Commission; and National Student Clearinghouse records.
A pound sign (#) denotes any cohort/subcohort with five or fewer students. Outcomes for these cohorts are not disclosed in order to protect privacy per federal guidelines.
Not every student who enters full-time can continue studying full-time over the subsequent semesters because of household and employment obligations. Many students first need 0-credit developmental courses in order to succeed at the college level. Note that in addition to the 31 completers, the 39 who transferred out to 4-year institutions, and the 45 who transferred out to 2-year institutions, another 50 were still enrolled at BCCC pursuing their programs. Altogether, 50% of the cohort had either graduated or transferred to either a 4-year or another 2-year institution or were still enrolled at BCCC within 3 years of commencing a degree program or 3 semesters of commencing a certificate.
2. Retention Rates
During the fall semester of 2013, 264 students entered Baltimore City Community College as full-time students for the first time and were seeking a degree or certificate. They had never attended another postsecondary institution. As of Fall 2015,
* 9 (3%) had graduated
* 48 (18%) were still enrolled at BCCC
* 16 (6%) had transferred to 4-year institutions
* 16 (6%) had transferred to other 2-year institutions
Retention of First-Time Matriculating Entrants in Fall 2013 as of Fall 2015
First-Time Full-Time Seeking Degree or Certificate Students Percent of Cohort
Entered Fall 2013 Graduated by Fall 2015 Retained in Fall 2015 Transferred to 4yr by Fall 2015 Transferred to 2yr by Fall 2015 Graduated, Retained, or Transferred Graduated by Fall 2015 Retained in Fall 2015 Transferred to 4yr by Fall 2015 Transferred to 2yr by Fall 2015 Graduated, Retained, or Transferred
All 264 9 48 16 16 89 3% 18% 6% 6% 34%
Gender                      
Men 110 # 15 # # 29 # 14% # # 26%
Women 154 # 33 11 11 60 # 21% 7% 7% 39%
Race/Ethnicity                      
African American 221 8 34 11 15 68 4% 15% 5% 7% 31%
Asian 8 # # # # # # # # # #
Hispanic/Latino 7 # # # # # # # # # #
International 9 # # # # # # # # # #
Native American # # # # # # # # # # #
Pacific Islander # # # # # # # # # # #
Two or More Races # # # # # # # # # # #
White 15 # # # # # # # # # #
Unknown # # # # # # # # # # #
Subtotal 264 9 48 16 16 89 3% 18% 6% 6% 34%
Financial Aid
(FY 2014)
                     
Receiving Pell Grants 202 # 33 9 11 58 # 16% 4% 5% 19%
Baltimore City Community College does not participate in any student loan programs 0 Baltimore City Community College does not participate in any student loan programs
Receiving Neither Pell Grants Nor Federal Loans 62 # 15 7 # 31 # 24% 11% # 50%
Source: Baltimore City Community College Enrollment Information System and Financial Aid Information System files prepared for the Maryland Higher Education Commission; and National Student Clearinghouse records.
3. Employment Rates
Employment and higher education enrollment data are collected periodically for most of BCCCs occupational programs to prepare a Perkins Program Quality Index. Records for graduates of the selected programs are compared with payroll records to determine how many are employed in any field, whether full-time or part-time, as well as with Maryland higher education files to see how many have enrolled in additional postsecondary education.
For the programs listed, 66% of the BCCC graduates in the career programs that are monitored were employed either full-time or part-time or enrolled in a Maryland institution for postsecondary education. Perkins list 73% overall for BCCC. The state average was 72%%.
Program Graduates FY 2012-2014 % Employed 6 months after graduating OR enrolled in Maryland postsecondary institution
Accounting Technician 40 53%
Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Science 11 45%
Apparel & Accessories Marketing Operations 30 57%
Biological Tech./Technician 24 42%
Business Administration and Management, General 42 52%
Business Marketing and Marketing Management # #
Child Care & Support Services Management 66 67%
Construction and Building Finishers and Managers # #
Dental Hygienist 60 85%
Drafting and Design 10 70%
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engin. # #
Emergency Medical Tech./Technician # #
Fashion Design and Illustration # #
Foods and Nutrition Studies, General 14 86%
Hospitality/Administration Management # #
Law Enforcement/Police Science 41 76%
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 24 75%
Management Information Systems & Business Data 28 64%
Medical Records Tech./Technician 19 74%
Nursing (R.N. Training) 189 66%
Physical Therapy Assistant 50 80%
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 97 61%
Respiratory Therapy Technician 35 69%
Social Work 48 65%
Special Education, General 6 50%
Surgical/Operating Room Technician 18 83%
Baltimore City Community College Total 871 73%
State Performance:   72%
Source: Perkins Program Quality Index FY 2015
4. Licensure/Certification Examination Passing Rates
The following table gives passing rates for all BCCC graduates who attempted the licensure or certification examinations over the most recent years:
Licensure/certification examination pass rates
  FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
a. Nursing - National Council 91% 95% 89% 77% 70% 57%
b. Licensed Practical Nurse - National Council 100% 100% 100% # # #
c. Physical Therapy - Assessment Systems 100% 93% 100% 96% 90% 100%
d. Dental Hygiene - National (Written) Board 100% 96% 95% 95% 100% 100%
e. Respiratory Care - MD Entry Level Exam 79% 60% 90% 85% 91% 91%
A pound sign (#) denotes any cohort with five or fewer students. Outcomes for these groups are not reported to protect the privacy of the individuals, in accordance with federal guidelines.