Cape Fear Community College

411 North Front Street, Wilmington
NC, 28401-3910
Tel: (910)362-7000
9,168 students
Public institution

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Cape Fear Community College is an open door, multi-campus, comprehensive community college that strengthens the academic, economic, social and cultural life of the citizens of New Hanover and Pender counties.
School Highlights:
Cape Fear Community College serves 9,168 students (51% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Cape Fear Community College is one of 2 community colleges within New Hanover County, NC.
The nearest community college is Miller-Motte College-Wilmington (3.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Cape Fear 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 9,168 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
9,168 students
1,287 students
Cape Fear Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
4,716 students
832 students
Cape Fear Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,452 students
1,021 students
Cape Fear Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Cape Fear Community College sch enrollment Cape Fear Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Cape Fear Community College Asian (2006-2011)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Cape Fear Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Cape Fear Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Cape Fear Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
Cape Fear Community College sch ethnicity Cape Fear 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. 0.30 0.45
Cape Fear Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,345 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,489 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,345 $5,940
Cape Fear Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,489 $10,072
Cape Fear Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

CFCC's main campus is located in historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina on the banks of the Cape Fear River. The College also has two Pender County campuses located in Burgaw and Hampstead, and a new North Campus located in northern New Hanover County. Day and evening classes are offered at all campuses. Every year, over 27,000 people take classes at Cape Fear Community College. Students can train for a new career in one of CFCC's technical programs or earn a two-year college transfer degree to continue their education at a four-year institution. CFCC also offers a wide variety of adult education and continuing education classes for lifelong learning. CFCC has 60 technical programs in a wide range of areas to give students hands-on training to get a job right after graduation. In CFCC's very popular college transfer program, students can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree at a fraction of the cost of attending a four-year college or university. Better yet, when they successfully complete their two-year degree, CFCC graduates can transfer to any four-year college or university in North Carolina. CFCC also offers hundreds of continuing education courses as well. Free programs include basic skills, adult literacy, GED preparation, job skills preparation, adult high school and English as a second language. In the college's Center for Business, Industry and Government, low-cost classes are offered in computer training, construction, foreign languages, leadership and management. The B.I.G. Center even runs customized seminars and specialized for individual businesses. Cape Fear Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. CFCC is one of the oldest and largest members of the North Carolina Community College System.

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