Halifax Community College

  • 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 1,293 students (53% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • Halifax Community College is the only community colleges within Halifax County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to Halifax Community College is Southside Virginia Community College (33.1 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Halifax 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 Faculty108 staff139 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Halifax Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Halifax Community College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,293 students2,380 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:119:1
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# Full-Time Students681 students1,019 students
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# Part-Time Students612 students1,361 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
3%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
6%
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% Black
54%
21%
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% White
39%
62%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.550.56
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College Completion Rate
10%
16%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,000$27,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,426 is less than the state average of $3,911. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,570 is less than the state average of $9,514. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,426$3,911
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,570$9,514
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid72%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,500$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,123$6,000
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,911 per year for in-state students and $9,514 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,515 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.