- Cape Fear Community College serves 9,500 students (53% of students are full-time).
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the college average of 21:1.
- Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body.
- Cape Fear Community College is one of 2 community colleges within New Hanover County, NC.
- The nearest community college is Miller-Motte College (3.8 miles away).
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|
|Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
|435 staff||63 staff|
|Total Enrollment||9,500 students||1,418 students|
|Student / Staff Ratio||1:22||1:21|
|# Full-Time Students||5,052 students||1,262 students|
|# Part-Time Students||4,448 students||1,508 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||1%||1%|
|% Two or more races||-||2%|
|Finances and Admission|
|In-State Tuition Fees
|Out-State Tuition Fees
- 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.
- Sports Associations Memberships: National Athletic Association, National Junior College Athletic Association
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