Alamance Community College

Alamance Community College

Alamance Community College was established in 1958 as a part of the North Carolina statewide system of industrial education centers. This college was known as the Technical Institute of Alamance in 1964 and the Technical College of Alamance in 1979. Its present day name was adopted in 1988. This community college is located in Graham, North Carolina, and has the following campuses:

  • Burlington Campus
  • Carrington-Scott Campus

Alamance Community College offers a wide range of educational programs and courses, including 2-year degree programs, 1-year diploma programs and shorter certificate courses. The academic divisions of the college are:

  • Arts and Sciences Division
  • Business Division
  • Health and Public Services Division
  • Industrial and Graphics Technologies Division

Alamance Community College houses several student organizations and clubs. These include Student Government Association, Animal Care Club, Beta Tau Chi, Culinary Team, Horticulture Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Sigma Psi and Visual Arts Club, among others.

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Contacting Alamance

Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham , NC 27253-8000
General Phone: (336) 578-2002

Alamance Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management122business management, operations management, accounting, human resources, marketing
Medical Administration113medical office management
Liberal Arts95language translation, liberal arts and sciences
Medical Support and Technology85dental assistant, medical assistant, veterinary assistant, medical lab tech, phlebotomy
Education and Teaching49early childhood education
Beauty and Cosmetology48cosmetology
Engineering Technician41electronics tech, electromechanical instrument tech, mechanical drafting, engineering technician
Office and Administration35office management
Nursing and Emergency Medicine29registered nursing, nursing assistant
Computer Science and Engineering26information technology, computer applications programming, information science, computer networking, network management
Mechanics and Repair21HVAC, automobile mechanics
Security and Law Enforcement20criminal justice and safety, fire protection tech
Cooking and Culinary Arts20chef training
Science and Laboratory Technician19biology tech
Production Trades19tool and die tech, welding, cabinetmaking
Photography and Commercial Art12commercial art
Landscaping and Horticulture9applied horticulture
Law2legal secretary
Real Estate and Construction Management2real estate
Construction Trades0carpentry

Number of programs and degrees for Alamance in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year28929
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years8415
Associate's degree39431

Alamance Student Body

In 2007-2008, Alamance had a total enrollment of 3,925 students (3,578 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 23%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 20%
20-21 12%
22-24 11%
25-29 11%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 11%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

Alamance Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 30 %

Alamance Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Graham, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Alamance Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,374
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,496
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Alamance participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 546300)

Alamance Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track4659

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year46$50,91359$47,964
All faculty totalacademic year46$50,91359$47,964

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Alamance Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
Language Interpretation and Translation
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Cabinetmaking and Millwork/Millwright
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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