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 2,069 students (28% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 38%.
  • Haywood Community College is the only community colleges within Haywood County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to Haywood Community College is Southwestern Community College (Sylva) (19.9 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 196 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Haywood Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty196 staff139 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Haywood Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Haywood Community College diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,069 students2,380 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:119:1
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# Full-Time Students571 students1,019 students
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# Part-Time Students1,498 students1,361 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
6%
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% Black
7%
21%
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% White
88%
62%
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% Unknown races
1%
6%
Diversity Score0.220.56
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College Completion Rate
23%
16%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,500$27,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,410 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 $8,554 is less than the state average of $9,514. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,410$3,911
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,554$9,514
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid77%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,813$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$6,000
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Source: 2016 (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.

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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.