Alamance Community College

  • Alamance Community College promotes an open door to high quality education and learning. Central to this mission is the belief in the incomparable worth and uniqueness of each human being. Accordingly, Alamance Community College strives to help people realize their potential and attain an education which is personally meaningful, relevant to the needs of the community and state, and responsive to significant global trends.

School Highlights

Alamance Community College serves 4,248 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Alamance Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 228 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Alamance Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty228 staff141 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Alamance Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The Alamance Community College diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment4,248 students2,012 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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# Full-Time Students1,581 students757 students
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# Part-Time Students2,667 students1,362 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
13%
10%
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% Black
20%
22%
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% White
55%
55%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.640.63
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College Completion Rate
31%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,000$27,500
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $2,175 is less than the state average of $2,528. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,935 is less than the state average of $8,242. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,175$2,528
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,935$8,242
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid71%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Alamance Community College was established in 1958 as part of a statewide system known as industrial education centers. Through the cooperative efforts of the State Department of Trade and Industrial Education and the school systems of Alamance County and Burlington, Burlington-Alamance County Industrial Education Center was begun. In June 1996, the college opened a new 49,535-square-foot science and technology building on the main campus in Graham. The building includes multipurpose classrooms, laboratories, and offices. The building was made possible through funding from both the North Carolina Community College Construction Bonds and appropriations from the Alamance County Commissioners. In August 2001, the college opened the 20,000 square-foot Burlington Center at the Burlington Market Shopping Center. ACC offers many program options for students wanting to earn associate degrees, diplomas, or certificates. Students may choose from curriculum areas of business, health and public services, and industrial and graphics technologies, or complete course work for transfer to a four-year college or university. We have many programs to offer not found everywhere such as Animal Care, Biotechnology, Culinary Technology, Horticulture,and Dental Assisting. The faculty and staff of Alamance Community College are proud of our tradition of providing educational opportunities to meet the needs of a diverse population and an ever-changing workplace. The college provides Adult Basic Education (ABE), Adult High School, Compensatory Education, General Educational Development (GED), and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Alamance Community College is Durham Technical Community College (27.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 5,434 students | 27.40 Mi1637 Lawson Street
    Durham NC  27703
    (919) 536-7200
    27.405,434
  • 1,287 students | 31.20 Mi1715 College Dr
    Roxboro NC  27573
    (336) 599-1181
    31.201,287
  • 10,520 students | 31.70 Mi601 E. Main Street
    Jamestown NC  27282
    (336) 334-4822
    31.7010,520
  • 1,685 students | 32.30 Mi215 Wrenn Memorial Road
    Wentworth NC  27375
    (336) 342-4261
    32.301,685
  • 2,828 students | 34.60 Mi1008 S Main St
    Danville VA  24541
    (434) 797-2222
    34.602,828
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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,528 per year for in-state students and $8,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $22,780 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Richmond Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.