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 Prince George's Community College 

Name: Prince George’s Community College
President/CEO: Dr. Charlene M. Dukes
City: Largo
State: MD
Type: Public
Campus Setting: Large City/Small City/Urban/Suburb/Rural: suburb
Main campus is in Largo, MD, but there are 5 extension centers:
Joint Base Andrews
Laurel College Center, Laurel
Skilled Trades Center, Camp Springs
University Town Center, Hyattsville
Westphalia Training Center, Upper Marlboro
Year Established: 1958

Governing Board Website  


Prince George's Community College

Student Characteristics
Based on
Fall 2015 IPEDS Data

2015 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 13,228
Part Time: 73%
Fulltime: 27%

Male: 38%
Female: 62%

African American – 72%
Hispanic – 10%
White – 5%
Asian – 4%
Race unknown – 5%
Non resident Alien – 2%
American Indian – 1%


 PGCC President

Dr. Charlene M. Dukes

PGCC Board Chair 

Mr. Samuel J. Parker, Jr.
Board Chair

Quote from the President

“Prince George’s Community College is dedicated to education and committed to student success and completion. The college is dedicated to increasing graduation rates through a formal pledge of completion that reflects national and statewide efforts to boost the number of graduates. To that end, the college has embarked on a completion agenda, called Envision Success, which is geared toward ensuring students are successful and that they understand the importance of completing degrees, certificates, and licensures.”

Interesting Facts

In keeping with its mission to serve the community, Prince George’s Community College is home to a number of special programs that address the needs and interests of county residents. These include the Book Bridge Project, the Center for Business and Industry Training and the Children’s Developmental Clinic. College meeting rooms and recreational facilities are also available for use by the public. These facilities include the Robert I. Bickford Natatorium, which is open to individuals and groups. More than 1,000 events sponsored by community organizations are held at the college each year.

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