Cape Cod Community College

Tel: (508)362-2131
4,202 students
Public institution

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Cape Cod Community College delivers educational programs and services to meet the diverse needs of the residents of Cape Cod, the Islands, and adjacent areas of Southeastern Massachusetts. As the sole comprehensive college on Cape Cod, it provides the only access to higher education for many residents.
School Highlights:
Cape Cod Community College serves 4,202 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Cape Cod Community College is the only community colleges within Barnstable County, MA.
The nearest community college is Bristol Community College (40.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Cape Cod Community College 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

Student Body

The student population of 4,202 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,202 students
1,287 students
Cape Cod Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,416 students
832 students
Cape Cod Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,786 students
1,021 students
Cape Cod Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Cape Cod Community College sch enrollment Cape Cod Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Cape Cod Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Cape Cod Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Cape Cod Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Cape Cod Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Cape Cod Community College More (2010-2012)
Cape Cod Community College sch ethnicity Cape Cod Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.25 0.45
Cape Cod Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,016 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,960 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,016 $5,890
Cape Cod Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,960 $10,050
Cape Cod Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The College is a student-centered learning community that prepares students for a rapidly changing and socially diverse global economy. To this end, it provides degrees in the liberal arts and sciences; career and technical degrees and certificates; and workforce education. A strong liberal arts focus contributes (1) a foundation for transfer to a baccalaureate programs; (2) general education that supports technical and career programs with communication and analytical competencies as well as broadly based liberal education; and (3) cultural opportunities for the region. Cape Cod Community College was established in 1961, the second institution to open as part of what is now a 15 community college system in Massachusetts that resulted from the persistent efforts of Senator Edward Carleton Stone. Outgrowing its first home, in 1970 Cape Cod Community College moved to its current location on 116 acres in West Barnstable, making it the first community college in the state to build a new campus. Under the direction of its second president, E. Carleton Nickerson, the College moved into five of the eight buildings designated in the master plan for the new campus. With all eight buildings completed by 1974, the structural space on campus totaled 300,249 square feet. Today, the campus consists of 116 acres and 9 buildings, totaling 305,494 square feet. Cape Cod Community College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

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