Haywood Community College

185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
Tel: (828)627-2821
2,153 students
Public institution

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The mission of Haywood Community College is to offer accessible educational, social, and cultural opportunities to residents of Haywood County and the surrounding area. Through its open-door policy, the College strives to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, resources, interests, abilities, and career goals. In recognition of this diversity, the College provides a variety of quality programs and services that are responsive to the needs of all individuals.
School Highlights:
Haywood Community College serves 2,153 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Haywood Community College is the only community colleges within Haywood County, NC.
The nearest community college is Southwestern Community College (Sylva) (19.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 185 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
Haywood 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 185 staff
59 staff
Haywood Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,153 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 900% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,153 students
1,282 students
Haywood Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
22:1
Haywood Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
822 students
810 students
Haywood Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,331 students
1,017 students
Haywood Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Haywood Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Haywood Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
8%
12%
Haywood Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
86%
57%
Haywood Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Haywood 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. 0.20 0.53
Haywood Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,394 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,538 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,394 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,538 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 81%
89%
Haywood Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

We are committed to providing comprehensive programs and services that are current, convenient, and affordable, and a supportive learning environment for you. In addition, Haywood Community College offers state-of-the-art instructional equipment, people who treat students as adults, and a campus acclaimed for its beauty. The design of associate degree programs, diploma programs and certificate programsprograms at Haywood Community College is to provide meaningful formal curricula meeting a wide variety of individual needs. To that end, the College offers the following degrees: Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in Fine Arts (AFA), Associate in Science (AS), and Associate in General Education (AGE). The college also offers many diploma programs as well as certificate programs. Moreover, Haywood Community College makes available a wide range of course offerings in day, extended-day (evening), and distance learning formats, as well as many diploma and certificate programs. The College has courses and curricula designed for workforce development, college and university transfer, and for personal development and enrichment. Terminal curricula are those for individuals who plan to enter or remain in the workforce immediately upon concluding their program of studies at the College. Transfer curricula are for those planning to further their formal education through completion of a baccalaureate degree at a senior college or university. Transfer curricula normally consist of the first two years of a typical four-year baccalaureate degree. Through the Alliance Program, students may complete three years of undergraduate study at the College in selected disciplines, and then complete their final year of academic work at a senior college or university. Students can also complete many courses on-line.

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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.