Halifax Community College

100 College Drive, Weldon
NC, 27890
Tel: (252)536-7242
1,510 students
Public institution

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Halifax Community College is a public, two-year educational institution with an open-door admissions policy. The purpose of the College is to improve the quality of life and the educational and economic base of the service area. The College prepares adults for the workforce through certificate, diploma and associate degree programs as well as life-long learning opportunities. The College strives to meet the needs of the student population, business community, area industries, and public agencies by providing low-cost, geographically accessible education at convenient times.
School Highlights:
Halifax Community College serves 1,510 students (57% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Halifax Community College is the only community colleges within Halifax County, NC.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Halifax 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 1,510 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,510 students
1,283 students
Halifax Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
859 students
832 students
Halifax Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 651 students
1,020 students
Halifax Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Halifax Community College sch enrollment Halifax Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Halifax Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
56%
12%
Halifax Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
41%
66%
Halifax Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Halifax Community College sch ethnicity Halifax 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. 0.52 0.45
Halifax Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,325 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 $8,469 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,325 $5,940
Halifax Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,469 $10,075
Halifax Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Halifax Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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