Isothermal Community College

286 ICC Loop Road, Spindale
NC, 28160-0804
Tel: (828)286-3636
2,457 students
Public institution

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Isothermal Community College exists to improve life through learning. Isothermal Community College is an institution committed to the journey charted by the concept of the Learning-Centered College.
School Highlights:
Isothermal Community College serves 2,457 students (50% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Isothermal Community College is the only community colleges within Rutherford County, NC.
The nearest community college is McDowell Technical Community College (22.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Isothermal 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 2,457 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,457 students
1,303 students
Isothermal Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,222 students
834 students
Isothermal Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,235 students
1,040 students
Isothermal Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Isothermal Community College sch enrollment Isothermal Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Isothermal Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
13%
11%
Isothermal Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
84%
66%
Isothermal Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Isothermal Community College sch ethnicity Isothermal 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. 0.28 0.44
Isothermal Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,262 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 38% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,406 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,262 $5,890
Isothermal Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,406 $10,047
Isothermal Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Isothermal Community College, a member of the North Carolina Community College System, is a comprehensive, two-year, public institution that serves the individuals in Rutherford and Polk Counties. The College offers individual courses and certificate, diploma and degree programs that enable students to transfer to four-year institutions or to acquire skills for new or continued employment, as well as to function effectively as citizens in our society. In addition, the College provides training for area business and industry, personal enrichment courses, remedial and developmental courses and community service activities. Programs of study fall into two major categories: college transfer and career preparation. The Associate of Arts and Associate of Science Degree Programs are designed primarily for students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university. The Associate of Applied Science Degree, Diploma, and Certificate Programs are designed for career preparation. Some Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs are also transferable to four-year colleges and universities. Isothermal 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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For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,666 per year for in-state students and $8,813 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,732 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 72%. 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 higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Robeson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.