Haywood Community College

  • The mission of Haywood Community College is to offer accessible educational, social, and cultural opportunities to residents of Haywood County and the surrounding area. Through its open-door policy, the College strives to meet the needs of students with varying backgrounds, resources, interests, abilities, and career goals. In recognition of this diversity, the College provides a variety of quality programs and services that are responsive to the needs of all individuals.

School Highlights

Haywood Community College serves 1,627 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 196 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Haywood Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty196 staff144 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Haywood Community College has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Haywood Community College diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,627 students2,123 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:118:1
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# Full-Time Students574 students761 students
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# Part-Time Students1,053 students1,362 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
10%
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% Black
7%
22%
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% White
83%
55%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.300.63
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College Completion Rate
20%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,500$27,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,410 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 $8,554 is more than the state average of $8,242. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,410$2,528
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,554$8,242
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid59%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,813$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,517$5,895
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • We are committed to providing comprehensive programs and services that are current, convenient, and affordable, and a supportive learning environment for you. In addition, Haywood Community College offers state-of-the-art instructional equipment, people who treat students as adults, and a campus acclaimed for its beauty. The design of associate degree programs, diploma programs and certificate programsprograms at Haywood Community College is to provide meaningful formal curricula meeting a wide variety of individual needs. To that end, the College offers the following degrees: Associate in Arts (AA), Associate in Applied Science (AAS), Associate in Fine Arts (AFA), Associate in Science (AS), and Associate in General Education (AGE). The college also offers many diploma programs as well as certificate programs. Moreover, Haywood Community College makes available a wide range of course offerings in day, extended-day (evening), and distance learning formats, as well as many diploma and certificate programs. The College has courses and curricula designed for workforce development, college and university transfer, and for personal development and enrichment. Terminal curricula are those for individuals who plan to enter or remain in the workforce immediately upon concluding their program of studies at the College. Transfer curricula are for those planning to further their formal education through completion of a baccalaureate degree at a senior college or university. Transfer curricula normally consist of the first two years of a typical four-year baccalaureate degree. Through the Alliance Program, students may complete three years of undergraduate study at the College in selected disciplines, and then complete their final year of academic work at a senior college or university. Students can also complete many courses on-line.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Haywood Community College is Southwestern Community College (19.9 miles away).
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  • Brevard College
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    702 students | 26.20 MiOne Brevard College Drive
    Brevard, NC 28712
    (828) 884-8332
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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 $25,071 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 79%. 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.