Rockingham Community College

Hwy 65w County Home Rd, Wentworth
NC, 27375
Tel: (336) 342-4261
2,628 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Rockingham Community College serves 2,628 students (50% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Rockingham Community College is the only community colleges within Rockingham County, NC.
The nearest community college is Danville Community College (23.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Rockingham Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,628 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,628 students
1,287 students
Rockingham Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,302 students
832 students
Rockingham Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,326 students
1,021 students
Rockingham Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Rockingham Community College sch enrollment Rockingham Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Rockingham Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Rockingham Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
24%
12%
Rockingham Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
71%
66%
Rockingham Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Rockingham Community College More (2010-2012)
Rockingham Community College sch ethnicity Rockingham 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. 0.44 0.45
Rockingham Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,772 is less than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,380 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,772 $5,917
Rockingham Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,380 $10,050
Rockingham Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In December 1963, State Board of Education grants charter for Rockingham Community College. Trustees hold first meeting, electing Welsford Bishopric of Eden as chairman. In January 1966 groundbreaking ceremony is held as work begins on first four buildings (Shop, Classroom, Laboratory, and Learning Resources Center). Classes begin in Shop, Laboratory, and Classroom buildings on October 1966 as workmen add finishing touches. Located on 274 acres of stately pines, Rockingham Community College features scenic nature trails, tennis courts, and beautifully landscaped grounds. Classes are held in twelve of 18 buildings; the newest addition completed in 2005 houses the college's Community and Workforce Education Division. By completing courses in the Arts and Sciences, students can earn Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, or Associate in Fine Arts degrees. These degrees are designed to prepare students to continue their education as juniors in their field of study. The College Transfer Program is offered as part of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (CAA) which governs the transfer of credit between community colleges and most 4-year colleges and universities in North Carolina. The courses in the College Transfer Program include a 44 hour semester General Education Core and 20-21 additional semester hours. Rockingham Community College offers career programs. These programs offer practical, applications-oriented nstruction in well-equipped lab facilities. Our instructors bring many years of professional work experience to the classroom. Through their experience, you will learn how theory relates to practical application. Rockingham 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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