Cleveland Community College

137 S Post Rd, Shelby,
NC, 28152-6224
Tel: (704)669-6000
3,398 students
Public institution

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The College’s mission is to help students achieve professional and personal goals by providing quality, accessible educational programs and services; to serve as an agent for economic development by responding to the educational and training needs of business and industry, and to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life in Cleveland County by actively participating in collaborative community initiatives.
School Highlights:
Cleveland Community College serves 3,398 students (51% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Cleveland Community College is the only community colleges within Cleveland County, NC.
The nearest community college is Gaston College (17.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Cleveland 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 3,398 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,398 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
1,736 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 1,662 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian -
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic -
7%
% Black 23%
12%
% White 76%
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. 0.37
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,222 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,366 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,222 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,366 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Cleveland Community College – established in 1965 by and for the people of Cleveland County – is a comprehensive, public two-year college and member institution of the North Carolina Community College System. Programs of study include college transfer Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees; Associate in Applied Science degrees; Associate in General Education degree; technical and vocational diplomas and certificates. Support services include academic advisement, developmental support, library/media services, and instructional technology. Cleveland Community College's transfer program includes many courses designed to prepare students for upper division study in such fields as business, education, engineering, dentistry, law, and medicine. Cleveland 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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