Halifax Community College

100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • Halifax Community College is a public, two-year educational institution with an open-door admissions policy. The purpose of the College is to improve the quality of life and the educational and economic base of the service area. The College prepares adults for the workforce through certificate, diploma and associate degree programs as well as life-long learning opportunities. The College strives to meet the needs of the student population, business community, area industries, and public agencies by providing low-cost, geographically accessible education at convenient times.

School Highlights

Halifax Community College serves 988 students (23% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 988 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,426
  • Out-state tuition: $8,570
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 68%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Halifax Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 192 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Halifax Community College
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
192 staff
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Halifax Community College has declined by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five years.
The Halifax Community College diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
988 students
2,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
227 students
693 students
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# Part-Time Students
761 students
1,449 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
867 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
227 students
693 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
761 students
1,583 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
717 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
2%
11%
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% Black
56%
18%
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% White
32%
59%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.58
0.60
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
50%
35%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$24,000
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,426 is less than the state average of $3,924. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,570 is less than the state average of $9,543. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,426
$3,924
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,570
$9,543
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
71%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$5,500
$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,170
$5,846
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
82%
SAT Reading
n/a
488
SAT Math
n/a
498
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
13
ACT Math
n/a
16
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Halifax Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Halifax Community College cost?
Halifax Community College's tuition is approximately $2,426 for In-State students and $8,570 for Out-State students.
What schools are Halifax Community College often compared to?
Halifax Community Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Guilford Technical Community College by visitors of our site.
What is Halifax Community College's ranking?
Halifax Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in North Carolina for: Average community college minority breakdown, Highest completion rates and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 988 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,426
  • Out-state tuition: $8,570
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 68%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,924 per year for in-state students and $9,543 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,438 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 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Durham Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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