Caldwell Community College And Technical Institute

Caldwell Community College And Technical Institute

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute was founded in 1964 as Caldwell Technical Institute. Dr. H. Edwin Beam was the first president of the college. The college adopted its current name in 1970. It is often referred to as CCC&TI. The main campus of this public, community college is located in Hudson, North Carolina, united states. It has another campus, known as the Watauga campus, located in Boone, North Carolina. CCC&TI is part of the North Carolina Community College System. It enrolls approximately 4,000 students annually. The college offers more than 100 degree and diploma programs in diverse areas of study.

The athletic teams of CCC&TI participate in various sports including men's and women's basketball, men's golf, and women's volleyball. The men's sports teams are known as the Cobras, and the women's teams are called the Lady Cobras.

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Contacting CCC&TI

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
2855 Hickory Blvd.
Hudson , NC 28638
General Phone: (828) 726-2200

CCC&TI Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts112liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Computer Science and Engineering60information technology, computer applications programming, information science, computer networking
Medical Support and Technology59speech pathology, nuclear medical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer, health diagnostic professions, ophthalmic tech
Transportation58commercial pilot and flight crew, truck and bus driver
Business and Management47business management, accounting
Law44legal assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine43registered nursing, nursing assistant
Engineering Technician40electronics tech, biomedical tech, mechanical engineering tech
Family and Social Work38child care management
Office and Administration37executive secretary
Medical Administration35medical office management
Security and Law Enforcement33criminal justice and police, fire protection
Mechanics and Repair23autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Therapy and Counseling19physical therapist assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts9culinary arts
Construction Trades7electrician
Beauty and Cosmetology4cosmetology
Landscaping and Horticulture4landscaping
Production Trades0machine shop assistant

Number of programs and degrees for CCC&TI in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year23023
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years6317
Associate's degree37928

CCC&TI Student Body

In 2007-2008, CCC&TI had a total enrollment of 3,728 students (3,485 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 89%
Black 5%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 16%
18-19 20%
20-21 16%
22-24 10%
25-29 9%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 9%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

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

North Carolina99%

CCC&TI Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %
Part-Time 41 %

CCC&TI Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Hudson, 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.

CCC&TI Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,399
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,554
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
CCC&TI participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 483500)

CCC&TI Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year54$42,26281$44,870
All faculty totalacademic year54$42,26281$44,870

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

CCC&TI Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General

Engineering Technician
Biomedical Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

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

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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CCC&TI Highlights

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What Sets CCC&TI Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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% of degrees in family and social work
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% of degrees in transportation
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% of degrees in office and administration
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Number of degree programs
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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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% of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
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% of degrees in medical administration
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Top 16%CCC&TI % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in law
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Top 17%CCC&TI % of degrees in law
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Top 19%CCC&TI Number of students
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Top 19%CCC&TI Male % of student body

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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checked On-campus library

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