Sampson Community College

Highway 24 West, Clinton
NC, 28329-0318

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Sampson Community College, founded as an extension unit of the Goldsboro Industrial Education Center, was chartered as an independent member institution of the North Carolina Community College System in 1967. The College operates as a comprehensive two-year public community college serving adult students of Sampson and surrounding counties. Consistent with the historical traditions of North Carolina’s community colleges, the College affirms its belief in the incomparable worth of all students and its commitment to open-door student admissions. Central to this commitment, the College recruits and retains outstanding faculty members who support this mission and are dedicated to the art of teaching and advising students from all backgrounds and at all levels of educational preparation.
School Highlights:
Sampson Community College serves 1,515 students (46% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Sampson Community College is the only community colleges within Sampson County, NC.
The nearest community college is James Sprunt Community College (19.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Sampson 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 1,515 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,515 students
1,303 students
Sampson Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
701 students
834 students
Sampson Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 814 students
1,040 students
Sampson Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Sampson Community College sch enrollment Sampson Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Sampson Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
13%
7%
Sampson Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
31%
11%
Sampson Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
52%
66%
Sampson Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Sampson Community College sch ethnicity Sampson 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. 0.62 0.44
Sampson Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,285 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,429 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,285 $5,890
Sampson Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,429 $10,047
Sampson Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The college added additional facilities in 1982 with the construction of a 6,000 sq. ft. vocational shop building on the main campus and the county's provision of 8,000 sq. ft. in the new Courthouse Annex for the Continuing Education Division. In October 1987, the college changed its name to "Sampson Community College." The Board of Trustees approved changing the name of West Building to W. W. Kitchin Hall on August 21, 1989, and South Building to the Robert D. Warren Student Center on June 10, 1997. In the fall of 1998, two new buildings, the Technology Center and the Activities Center, were occupied. The College's educational programs are comprehensive, ranging from instruction in basic skills through collegiate studies at the sophomore level. A principal focus of the College's curricular programs is to provide occupational education at the certificate, diploma, and degree levels in programs of study that lead to meaningful employment for students in southeastern and central North Carolina. The College also provides opportunities for students to complete general collegiate studies in the arts and sciences leading to associate degrees that qualify them for admission and success in senior institutions. As part of its commitment to lifelong learning, the College offers continuing education to adult students including opportunities to acquire basic skills, to complete the GED, and to participate in non-credit academic and personal enrichment classes. The College recognizes its obligation to work cooperatively with local business and industry, public schools, professional and trade associations, and community organizations to develop and deliver a comprehensive educational program that meets the needs of these constituents. The College supports local and regional economic development efforts and provides industries with access to specialized state-sponsored training and financial incentive programs.

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Did You Know?
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.