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Cost & Financial Aid

Financial Aid


Frederick Community College makes getting a college education affordable. Our Financial Aid Office is here to help you apply for local, state, and federal aid options including scholarships, grants, work study positions, and student loans.


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Tuition & Fees


Our tuition and fees are less than half of what they are at four-year public colleges in Maryland.


Annual costs for a full-time in-county student taking 30 credit hours per year, often 15 credit hours during fall and spring semesters:


FCC $4,702
4-Year Public College (In State) $10,440
4-Year Private College $36,880

The College Board Trends in College Pricing 2019, Table 1.


Tuition and fees per credit are:


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Residency & Tuition


Tuition and Fees



Student Accounts


FCC provides students with flexible options for paying their college tuition. Please take note of important payment deadlines which can be found in the front of each class schedule. If you still have questions, please call 301.846.2658 or email us.


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Financial Aid Office
Phone: 301.846.2620
Fax: 301.624.2886
Email Financial Aid

Assists students with the FAFSA and informs students of available aid and how to apply for it

Financial Services Center (3rd Floor)
Jefferson Hall (J336)
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday*: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.

*Thursday hours: Open until 6:00 p.m. (January, July, August)

Student Accounts Office
Phone: 301.846.2658
Fax: 301.846.2648
Email Student Accounts

Handles student tuition payments and helps students access payment plans

Enrollment Center-1st Floor
Jefferson Hall (J112)
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday*: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*Thursday hours: Open until 6:00 p.m. (January, July, August)

FCC Foundation, Inc.
Phone: 301.846.2438
Email Foundation Office

Awards scholarships and provides emergency aid assistance for students experiencing unexpected hardships

Annapolis Hall (A-200)
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.