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Hagerstown Community College

At a Glance

Credit students annually:

Continuing education students

Located 2.5 miles from downtown Hagerstown and easily accessible from Interstates 70 and 81.

Offers more than 100 programs of study for transfer, career placement, or personal development.


Hagerstown Community College was founded in 1946 as Maryland's first community college. More than 100 programs of study are available for university transfer, career preparation or personal development, as well as non-credit continuing education courses, customized training, and adult basic education.

The college is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Special programs include Job Training Student Resources for adults in need of immediate job skills and the ESSENCE Program, which enables area high school students to take college classes at a discounted rate. The 319-acre campus encompasses 17 buildings and includes state-of-the-art nursing and allied health facilities, a full-service business incubator, community recreation center, numerous gardens, and an outdoor amphitheater. HCC also operates satellite centers at the Valley Mall, Volvo Powertrain, and Fort Ritchie in Cascade, MD.

For more information visit the Hagerstown Community College web site or call 240-500-2000.

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