Halifax Community College

Tel: (252)536-4221
1,293 students
Public institution
Halifax Community College is a public, two-year educational institution with an open-door admissions policy. The purpose of the College is to improve the quality of life and the educational and economic base of the service area. The College prepares adults for the workforce through certificate, diploma and associate degree programs as well as life-long learning opportunities. The College strives to meet the needs of the student population, business community, area industries, and public agencies by providing low-cost, geographically accessible education at convenient times.
School Highlights
Halifax Community College serves 1,293 students (53% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Halifax Community College is the only community colleges within Halifax County, NC.
The nearest community college is Southside Virginia Community College (33.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 108 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
College Halifax Community College (NC) Community College Avg.
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 108 staff 122 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,293 has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is equal to the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,293 students 2,069 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 12:1 20:1
# Full-Time Students 681 students 967 students
# Part-Time Students 612 students 1,306 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
% Hispanic
2%
5%
% Black
54%
21%
% White
39%
63%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Non Resident races
1%
-
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. 0.55 0.55

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,325 is more than the state average of $2,301. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,469 is more than the state average of $8,444. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,325 $2,301
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,469 $8,444
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 72% 81%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Halifax Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 5,352 students | 33.10 Mi109 Campus Dr
    Alberta VA 23821
    (888)220-7822
    33.105,352
  • 1,007 students | 33.70 Mi109 Community College Rd
    Ahoskie NC 27910
    (252)862-1200
    33.701,007
  • 3,537 students | 34.90 Mi522 N. Old Carriage Road
    Rocky Mount NC 27804
    (252)443-4011
    34.903,537
  • 2,552 students | 37.90 Mi2009 W Wilson St
    Tarboro NC 27886
    (252)823-5166
    37.902,552
  • 1,259 students | 41.20 Mi100 N College Dr
    Franklin VA 23851
    (757)569-6700
    41.201,259
Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,422 per year for in-state students and $8,179 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,443 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a 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. of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Pitt Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.