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STEPS FOR EARLY COLLEGE ADMISSION
TO ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND

*** PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER ***

 

  1. Complete and return the ACM ADMISSIONS APPLICATION to our Admissions Office or you can submit your application via the internet. There is no application fee.

  2. Make arrangements to take our PLACEMENT TEST.
    Cumberland 301-784-5554
    Bedford 814-652-9528 ext 6224
    Somerset 814-445-9848 ext 6104
    (For exceptions, see below)
  3. Have your high school mail us an OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT.

  4. Provide us with an EARLY PLACEMENT PERMISSION LETTER signed by your principal or guidance counselor.


After you have completed these steps, contact Mrs. Cathy Nolan at (301)784-5347 or (301)784-5199 to set up an appointment to register for classes.


Allegany College of Maryland
12401 Willow Brook Road SE
Cumberland, MD 21502

The placement test for English may be waived if:
     - you have recently taken the SAT and scored 550 or higher in writing, OR
     - you have recently taken the ACT and scored 21 or higher in English, OR
     - you have completed three (3) college level credits of English.

The placement test for math may be waived if:
     - you have recently taken the SAT and scored 550 or higher in math, OR
     - you have recently taken the ACT and scored 21 or higher in math, OR
     - you have completed three (3) college level credits of math.

The placement test for reading may be waived if:
     - you have recently taken the SAT and scored 550 or higher in reading, OR
     - you have recently taken the ACT and scored 21 or higher in reading, OR
     - you have completed twelve (12) credits of general education transfer courses.

You will need to provide any official copy of your SAT/ACT scores and college transcripts to the Admissions Office (in the College Center) BEFORE you can register for classes.