Central Carolina Community College

1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford,
NC, 27330-9840
Tel: (919)775-5401
4,900 students
Public institution
Central Carolina Community College is committed to understanding and meeting the educational needs of the area’s citizens, businesses, industries, and service sectors. The College provides life-long educational opportunities consistent with our students’ interests and abilities, prepares graduates capable of acquiring and applying knowledge and succeeding in the regional and global community, and serves as a positive economic, social, and cultural catalyst in our diverse communities. The College is committed to teaching and learning excellence.
School Highlights:
Central Carolina Community College serves 4,900 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Central Carolina Community College is the only community colleges within Lee County, NC.
The nearest community college is Sandhills Community College (22.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Central Carolina 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 4,900 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,900 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
2,138 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 2,762 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian -
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 5%
7%
% Black 23%
12%
% White 71%
66%
% Two or more races -
2%
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. 0.44
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,296 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,440 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,296 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,440 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Central Carolina Community College is a tax supported, public non-profit school under the control of a local board of trustees. Chartered in 1958 by the North Carolina State Board of Education, it became a part of the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges in 1963. The first curriculum classes were held in September 17, 1962. Central Carolina Community College's main campus is located on a 41-acre site on Kelly Drive off Nash Street near U.S. Highway 421 (east), Sanford, North Carolina, and has 177,000 square feet of class room, shop, and laboratory space. Ample equipment, a large Learning Resource Center, and an efficient staff provide optimum training in a variety of adult programs. The College provides market-responsive technical and vocational programs, university transfer programs, a strong general education core, educational programs and services custom-tailored to the needs of business and industry, instruction and training for career development, a comprehensive literacy program, emergency-services education, avocational and cultural enrichment courses and opportunities, supervised work experiences, educational opportunities in area correctional facilities, and enrichment opportunities for public school students (sixteen years or older), as well as special programs and services for students under the age of 16. In addition to the two-year programs that lead to an Associate of Applied Science Degree, one-year programs that lead to a diploma, and the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science Degree programs that transfer to a four-year college or university, Central Carolina Community College also offers non-credit courses in adult basic education, adult high school and other adult education courses in technical, vocational, academic and general interest areas. Central Carolina Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees.

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