A look at Montgomery College, by the numbers
When Montgomery Junior College was established in 1946, eight full-time faculty members taught 186 students during evening and Saturday classes at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. Today, the community college is known as Montgomery College, and the total number of students is nearly 300 times greater, with more than 55,000 students enrolled during the 2017 fiscal year. Montgomery College offers 117 associate degree and certificate programs at campuses in Germantown, Rockville and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, as well as online programs for associate degrees. Here is a glimpse at Montgomery College, by the numbers.