Bladen Community College is dedicated to the educational and cultural enrichment of the people of Bladen and surrounding counties. The College operates as a constituent institution to the North Carolina Community College System and is committed to opening the door to opportunity for citizens seeking to improve their lives and well-being by providing education, training, and retraining for the workplace, including basic skills, literacy, occupational, and college transfer programs; support for economic development through services to business and industry; and services which improve the quality of life for individuals and for our community.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
|College||Bladen Community College||Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public institution||Public|
|Total Faculty||81 staff||61 staff|
|Total Enrollment||1,251 students||1,296 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1||21:1|
|# Full-Time Students||569 students||814 students|
|# Part-Time Students||682 students||1,040 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||
|% Two or more races||
|Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.||0.67||0.68|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$2,361||$5,660|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$8,505||$10,250|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||89%||89%|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- Bladen Community College formally opened on December 16, 1967, as Bladen Technical Institute. Bladen Community College was initially located in a complex of rented buildings in Elizabeth town. The College began operation on a full-scale basis in September of 1968. Initially, curriculum programs were offered in Cosmetology, Executive Secretarial Science, Business Administration, Industrial Engineering and Agricultural Engineering Technologies, Industrial Maintenance, Automotive Mechanics and Nursing Assistant. A complete battery of extension and other part-time adult programs was started during the evenings to complement day programs. The name of the institution was changed to Bladen Technical College in 1979 and to Bladen Community College in October of 1987. A site for a permanent campus near Dublin was secured, and phase one of the College building program began in the spring of 1970. The College moved to its permanent 25-acre campus in July 1971. Two buildings totaling 27,000 square feet were included in the initial building phase and housed administrative offices, classrooms, laboratories, shops, a student lounge, and library. Bladen Community College offers post-secondary certificate, diploma, and degree programs. Occupational and vocational courses and programs are also offered through a variety of Continuing Education offerings. Workforce development is a priority of the college along with numerous programs directed at improving basic educational skills, advancing economic development, and improving the quality of life of Bladen citizens. The college is accreditated by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
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