Stanly Community College

  • Stanly Community College offers a learning-centered environment that fosters partnerships, enables life-long learning, and contributes to the economic growth of the community. The college has a continuing concern for the welfare of each student. We assist students in developing their abilities and talents by creating an environment of diversity and mutual respect that promotes excellence and a free exchange of ideas.

School Highlights

Stanly Community College serves 2,545 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is same as the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.

Top Rankings

Stanly Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 145 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Stanly Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate'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 Faculty145 staff144 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Stanly Community College has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The Stanly Community College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has grown by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,545 students2,123 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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# Full-Time Students761 students761 students
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# Part-Time Students1,784 students1,362 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
10%
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% Black
17%
22%
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% White
66%
55%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.530.63
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College Completion Rate
36%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,300$27,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,523 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 $8,667 is more than the state average of $8,242. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,523$2,528
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,667$8,242
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid53%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Acceptance Rate (Year 2007)76%74%
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Stanly Community College was chartered in July 1971 and officially opened in December of that year in temporary headquarters that were previously occupied by South Albemarle High School. A faculty of eight taught classes in Auto Mechanics, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Secretarial Science, Industrial Management, Brick Masonry, and Business. In five months the school grew from 31 students to almost 400. Stanly Community College's Albemarle campus is located on 140 acres of land on Highway 24/27 two miles west of downtown Albemarle. The Albemarle campus consists of the Patterson Building, Kelley Building, Eddins Building, Snyder Building, Whitley Technology Center, Webb Student Center, and Corporate and Professional Education Center. Fifteen miles west of Stanly Community College's Albemarle campus on Highway 24/27 in Locust, North Carolina, lies the new Crutchfield Education Center. The 30,000-square-foot state-of the-art building includes two computer labs, sixteen classrooms, a community room, and a Student Resource Center. SCC has offered over those 32 plus years a good quality low-cost education close to home for thousands of students. During our history, over 5,000 students have been awarded degrees, diplomas, and certificates in a number of fields. Today we offer associate degrees in 22 fields along with 35 certificate and 17 diplomas in these and other fields. credit courses during both day and evening sessions allows working students the opportunity to select curriculum courses applicable to an associate degree, a diploma, or a certificate. The college awarded the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree, or the Associate in Applied Science degree. Noncredit courses, which are offered primarily for personal and community improvement, are also offered during day, evening, and weekend sessions. Stanly Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Stanly Community College is Montgomery Community College (20.6 miles away).
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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 71%. 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.