Robeson Community College

5160 Fayetteville Rd, Lumberton,
NC, 28360
Tel: (910)272-3700
2,787 students
Public institution

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Robeson Community College is a comprehensive, open-door two-year public institution of higher learning with a mission to enhance the lifelong educational opportunities for adults appropriate to their needs, interests, and abilities. The College achieves its mission through a commitment to quality programs and services that permit students to pursue their educational goals in a student-centered environment. Additionally, the College seeks to strengthen the diverse social, economic, and cultural opportunities for the citizens of Robeson County and surrounding region.
School Highlights:
Robeson Community College serves 2,787 students (52% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Robeson Community College is the only community colleges within Robeson County, NC.
The nearest community college is Bladen Community College (15.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Robeson 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 2,787 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,787 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
1,436 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 1,351 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 39%
1%
% Asian -
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 2%
7%
% Black 29%
12%
% White 30%
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. 0.67
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,132 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 37% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,384 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,132 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,384 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The community college movement expanded into Robeson County with establishment of an extension unit of a nearby technical institute in 1965. The unit was established at the Barker Ten-Mile Elementary School seven miles north of Lumberton. Twenty full-time curriculum students enrolled the first year. When the College became independent of Fayetteville Technical Institute three years later, it was named Robeson Technical Institute, and a local Board of Trustees comprised of eight members was appointed. Two more name changes have taken place since that time to its present name of Robeson Community College. However, the College remains committed to serving all sectors of the county with vocational, technical, college transfer, and continuing education programs. Three building phases beginning in 1972 and finishing in 1988 made the RCC campus a 187,547 square-foot facility which now houses over $2 million in equipment and 21 curriculum programs, along with a variety of continuing education programs. RCC is located in Lumberton, North Carolina. RCC is a member of North Carolina's nationally recognized community college system, serving more than 3,000 credit and 19,000 non-credit students on an annual basis. Robeson Community College is a tax-assisted, two-year public institution. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree. Most programs offered by the College have been approved for the enrollment of eligible veterans. RCC is also accredited by the North Carolina Board of Nursing, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs and the Joint Committee for Respiratory Therapy Education, the North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Arts and Redken Laboratories in New York, New York.

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