Cecil College

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Cecil College
Former names
Cecil Community College
Typecollege [university]
PresidentDr. Mary Way Bolt
Location, ,
39°38′29″N 75°57′23″W / 39.64139°N 75.95639°W / 39.64139; -75.95639Coordinates: 39°38′29″N 75°57′23″W / 39.64139°N 75.95639°W / 39.64139; -75.95639
AthleticsNational Junior College Athletic Association Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference

Cecil College is a community college in North East, Maryland, named for its location in Cecil County.


Cecil College was founded in 1968 to meet the educational needs of Cecil County residents. On June 13, 2007, the Maryland Higher Education Commission voted to accept its petition to change its name to Cecil College.


Cecil College is governed by a board of trustees appointed by the governor of the state of Maryland. The president reports directly to the board of trustees.


Cecil College is a member of the Maryland Association of Community Colleges,[1] accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and authorized by the Maryland Higher Education Commission to grant the associate degree.[2] Cecil College is also accredited by the Maryland State Board of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The college also conducts transportation and logistics programs.[3]