Cabarrus College Of Health Sciences

Overview of Cabarrus College Of Health Sciences

The campus of Cabarrus is in Concord, NC, which is a small city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Cabarrus include, at the school's highest level, the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in medicine, nursing and emergency medicine, nutrition and exercise therapy.

Cabarrus Selectivity

Admission at Cabarrus is selective, not open to all who apply. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 440. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 440 and 560.


Cabarrus maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 358 students enrolled (289 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at Cabarrus are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Cabarrus College of Health Sciences is committed to educational excellence in the preparation of men and women for service in health professions within our region."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Cabarrus

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
401 Medical Park Drive
Concord , NC 28025
General Phone: (704) 403-1555

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Cabarrus Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine323registered nursing, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology70medical assistant, surgical tech, phlebotomy
Medicine19medical physics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy11occupational therapist assistant
Medical Administration5health care administration, health and medical administrative
Liberal Arts0general studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree935
Bachelor's degree153
Award of less than 1 academic year3044
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years162

Cabarrus Student Body

In 2007-2008, Cabarrus had a total enrollment of 358 students (289 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 12%
Women 88%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 90%
Black 7%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 26%
20-21 21%
22-24 16%
25-29 10%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina100%

Cabarrus Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %
Part-Time 100 %

Cabarrus Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Concord, 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.

Cabarrus Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440520
SAT Math440560
ACT Verbal1823
ACT Math2125
ACT Composite1924

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT88%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT28%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended
Other Standardized Testsrequired
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Cabarrus Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,450
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,450
Books and supplies $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
Cabarrus participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 647700)

Cabarrus Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track224

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar year2*18$71,159
Instructorcalendar year0*3$60,542
No academic rankcalendar year0*3$62,442
All faculty totalcalendar year2*24$68,742

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

Cabarrus Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Medical Administration
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Health/Medical Physics

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

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Cabarrus Highlights

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What Sets Cabarrus Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Cabarrus Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Cabarrus % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%Cabarrus Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Cabarrus % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% of degrees in medicine
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Cabarrus % of degrees in medicine
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Cabarrus Salaries of full-time faculty

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