Allegany College of Maryland


Ranked among the top 20 community and technical colleges in the country by the Brookings Institution, Allegany College of Maryland (ACM) offers world-class education in a caring environment that transforms lives, strengthens communities and celebrates life-long learning.  With six locations across four counties, ACM makes quality, higher education readily accessible.  The main campus is located in the mountains of western Maryland on 317 beautiful, scenic acres in Cumberland, Md.  A downtown center extends reach into the heart of the community’s business and tourism sector.  Students residing in Pennsylvania have an opportunity to study at the branch campus in neighboring Bedford County or education site in Somerset County.

Allegany College of Maryland is unique among community colleges by offering student housing.  Students can reside on campus at Willowbrook Woods, an apartment complex next to the Cumberland campus.

ACM offers over 80 associate degree, certificate, and letters of recognition programs at affordable rates.

  • 3,200 Credit students annually
  • 7,000 Continuing education and workforce students annually
  • 13:1 Student to faculty ratio


Main Campus – Allegany College of Maryland
12401 Willowbrook Road, SE
Cumberland, Maryland 21502
Phone: 301-784-5005

Allegany College – Bedford County (PA) Campus
18 North River Lane
Everett, Pennsylvania 15537
Phone: 814-652-9528

Allegany College – Somerset Education Site
707 Georgian Place, Suite 315
Somerset, Pennsylvania 15501
Phone: 814-445-9848