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Community College of Baltimore County Honors Program, Essex Campus

Program Description

About the CCBC Honors Program

We promote academic excellence in students who are both highly motivated and intellectually curious. Distinguished by their willingness to question the "givens" of life, honors students thrive in CCBC's specially designated honors courses and learning communities.

Benefits of joining the program:

  • Scholarship opportunities: Honors students receive at least one scholarship each semester provided they register for honors courses and earn a 3.5 semester GPA.
  • Faculty mentor for each student in the program.
  • Smaller class size (limited to 17 students).
  • Honors-sponsored social and cultural events throughout the year.
  • Special recognition at graduation.
  • Guaranteed admission to twelve area colleges and universities.
  • Student access to the Honors Center and designated honors study space.

Services Provided

  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College transition and retention support
  • Other
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Coppin State University
  • Goucher College
  • Loyola University Maryland
  • McDaniel College
  • Morgan State University
  • Notre Dame of Maryland University
  • Stevenson University
  • Towson University
  • University of Baltimore
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • University of Maryland-Baltimore County
  • University of Maryland-College Park