North Carolina Community Colleges

There are 74 community colleges located throughout North Carolina (60 public colleges and 14 private colleges), serving 249,793 students.
Minority enrollment is 43% (majority Black), which is equal to the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is less than the 22:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(NC) School Average
American Indian
2%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
6%
Black
26%
White
57%
Unknown
7%

North Carolina Community Colleges:

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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 67%. 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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Robeson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.