Central Carolina Community College

Tel: (919)775-5401
4,728 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 4,728 students (47% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more 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 302 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Central Carolina Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 302 staff
59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 4,728 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,728 students
1,282 students
Central Carolina Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
22:1
Central Carolina Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,210 students
810 students
Central Carolina Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,518 students
1,017 students
Central Carolina Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Central Carolina Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Central Carolina Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
10%
7%
Central Carolina Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
23%
12%
Central Carolina Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
59%
57%
Central Carolina Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Central Carolina Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
4%
3%
Central Carolina Community College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,216 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,360 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,216 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,360 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65%
89%
Central Carolina Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,193 per year for in-state students and $8,050 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,460 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 0.46, which is lower 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.