Students at FCC are diverse, and the student body differs from one at a typical four-year college. Students young and old come together to further their education, and they don't necessarily come here for a degree. FCC offers certificates and other training, which makes it perfect for student workers already starting their career. Younger students tend to go for core requirement classes and transfer to a four-year college, while older students tend to get their associate degree and go from there.
Students come from many different backgrounds. The surrounding Frederick County high schools are all 'feeder schools' to FCC, bringing in students from varying locations. Some students are used to a rural setting, whereas others are comfortable in a more urban area.
Be prepared to learn about many different cultures and ethnicities at FCC. Many students are from other countries and always have an interesting story to tell.