• Our mission as a comprehensive community college is to provide you with the highest quality learning opportunities. Nash Community College now offers 68 degree, diploma, or certificate options, as well as a wide variety of professional development continuing education courses.

School Highlights

Nash Community College serves 2,623 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 40%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,623 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,664
  • Out-state tuition: $8,642
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 33%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 379 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
Nash 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
379 staff
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Nash Community College has declined by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The Nash Community College diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,623 students
2,259 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
693 students
693 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,930 students
1,449 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
201 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
693 students
693 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,930 students
1,497 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
5%
10%
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% Black
21%
18%
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% White
67%
60%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score
0.50
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2%
1.51%
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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)
$28,700
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,664 is more than the state average of $2,531. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,642 is more than the state average of $8,245. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,664
$2,531
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,642
$8,245
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
72%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,865
$11,865
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$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

  • Nash Community College, a unit of the North Carolina Community College System, was founded in 1967 and is a public two-year post secondary educational institution with an open door admission policy. Its mission is to provide adults in the Nash County service area with quality and convenient learning opportunities consistent with identified student and community needs. Over 11,000 citizens participated in programs at Nash Community College during the 2003-2004 school year. The College is located on 86 acres midway between Nashville and Rocky Mount, North Carolina. While the primary service area is Nash County, the convenient location attracts students from the surrounding counties of Franklin, Wake, Wilson, and Halifax. Five modern buildings including the 48,000 square foot Business and Industry Center and a four-star rated Child Development Center comprise the campus physical plant. A new two-story 46,000 square foot Science and Technology Center is under construction that will encompass specialized classrooms and state-of-the-art labs to support instruction in biology, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, physics, and networking technology. The projected completion of the Science and Technology Center is fall 2005. Vocational, occupational, business, and industry related programs are offered which prepare students for jobs and provide a skilled workforce for the area. Additionally, the College offers Adult Basic Education, GED, and adult high school to meet the diverse needs of the citizenry in Nash County and surrounding area. Nash Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in General Education, and the Associate in Applied Science Degrees.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Nash Community College cost?

Nash Community College's tuition is approximately $2,664 for In-State students and $8,642 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,623 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,664
  • Out-state tuition: $8,642
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 33%
  • 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 $2,531 per year for in-state students and $8,245 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $27,763 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 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. 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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