Haywood Community College

185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721-9901
Tel: (828)627-2821
2,069 students
Public institution
The mission of Haywood Community College is to offer accessible educational, social, and cultural opportunities to residents of Haywood County and the surrounding area. Through its open-door policy, the College strives to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, resources, interests, abilities, and career goals. In recognition of this diversity, the College provides a variety of quality programs and services that are responsive to the needs of all individuals.
School Highlights
Haywood Community College serves 2,069 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Haywood Community College is the only community colleges within Haywood County, NC.
The nearest community college is Southwestern Community College (Sylva) (19.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 196 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
College Haywood 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 196 staff 122 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,069 has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has declined by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,069 students 2,069 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 11:1 20:1
# Full-Time Students 571 students 967 students
# Part-Time Students 1,498 students 1,306 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
1%
5%
% Black
7%
21%
% White
88%
63%
% Unknown races
1%
7%
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. 0.22 0.55

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,234 is less than the state average of $2,301. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,458 is more than the state average of $8,444. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,234 $2,301
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,458 $8,444
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77% 81%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • We are committed to providing comprehensive programs and services that are current, convenient, and affordable, and a supportive learning environment for you. In addition, Haywood Community College offers state-of-the-art instructional equipment, people who treat students as adults, and a campus acclaimed for its beauty. The design of associate degree programs, diploma programs and certificate programsprograms at Haywood Community College is to provide meaningful formal curricula meeting a wide variety of individual needs. To that end, the College offers the following degrees: Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in Fine Arts (AFA), Associate in Science (AS), and Associate in General Education (AGE). The college also offers many diploma programs as well as certificate programs. Moreover, Haywood Community College makes available a wide range of course offerings in day, extended-day (evening), and distance learning formats, as well as many diploma and certificate programs. The College has courses and curricula designed for workforce development, college and university transfer, and for personal development and enrichment. Terminal curricula are those for individuals who plan to enter or remain in the workforce immediately upon concluding their program of studies at the College. Transfer curricula are for those planning to further their formal education through completion of a baccalaureate degree at a senior college or university. Transfer curricula normally consist of the first two years of a typical four-year baccalaureate degree. Through the Alliance Program, students may complete three years of undergraduate study at the College in selected disciplines, and then complete their final year of academic work at a senior college or university. Students can also complete many courses on-line.

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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.