Stanly Community College

Tel: (704)982-0121
2,885 students
Public institution
Stanly Community College offers a learning-centered environment that fosters partnerships, enables life-long learning, and contributes to the economic growth of the community. The college has a continuing concern for the welfare of each student. We assist students in developing their abilities and talents by creating an environment of diversity and mutual respect that promotes excellence and a free exchange of ideas.
School Highlights:
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Stanly Community College serves 2,885 students (37.16% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
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Stanly Community College is the only community colleges within Stanly County, NC.
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The nearest community college is Montgomery Community College (20.59 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 155 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Stanly 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 155 staff
61 staff
Stanly Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,885 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,885 students 1,294 students
Stanly Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
21:1
Stanly Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,072 students
822 students
Stanly Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,813 students
1,025 students
Stanly Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Stanly Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Stanly Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
3%
2%
Stanly Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Stanly Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
17%
12%
Stanly Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
68%
57%
Stanly Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1% 2%
% Unknown races
7%
3%
Stanly Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Stanly Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Stanly 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. 0.33 0.53
Stanly Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,412 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,556 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,412 $5,694
Stanly Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,556 $10,252
Stanly Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65%
89%
Stanly Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Stanly Community College was chartered in July 1971 and officially opened in December of that year in temporary headquarters that were previously occupied by South Albemarle High School. A faculty of eight taught classes in Auto Mechanics, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Secretarial Science, Industrial Management, Brick Masonry, and Business. In five months the school grew from 31 students to almost 400. Stanly Community College's Albemarle campus is located on 140 acres of land on Highway 24/27 two miles west of downtown Albemarle. The Albemarle campus consists of the Patterson Building, Kelley Building, Eddins Building, Snyder Building, Whitley Technology Center, Webb Student Center, and Corporate and Professional Education Center. Fifteen miles west of Stanly Community College's Albemarle campus on Highway 24/27 in Locust, North Carolina, lies the new Crutchfield Education Center. The 30,000-square-foot state-of the-art building includes two computer labs, sixteen classrooms, a community room, and a Student Resource Center. SCC has offered over those 32 plus years a good quality low-cost education close to home for thousands of students. During our history, over 5,000 students have been awarded degrees, diplomas, and certificates in a number of fields. Today we offer associate degrees in 22 fields along with 35 certificate and 17 diplomas in these and other fields. credit courses during both day and evening sessions allows working students the opportunity to select curriculum courses applicable to an associate degree, a diploma, or a certificate. The college awarded the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree, or the Associate in Applied Science degree. Noncredit courses, which are offered primarily for personal and community improvement, are also offered during day, evening, and weekend sessions. Stanly 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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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,422 per year for in-state students and $8,179 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,443 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 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Robeson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.