Central Carolina Community College

Central Carolina Community College

Central Carolina Community College is a public, non-profit, two-year college located in North Carolina. It is a member of the North Carolina Community College System. CCCC offered its first classes in the year 1961. It also operates campuses in the Chatham, Harnett and Lee counties. The college offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degrees. CCCC also offers adult education courses and other vocational training programs.

CCCC's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. The college is a Region X, Division III member of the National Junior College Athletic Association. The sports teams compete in the Tarheel Conference.

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Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Dr
Sanford , NC 27330-9840
General Phone: (919) 775-5401

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Central Carolina Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair117electrical maintenance and repair, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, small engine mechanics, motorcycle mechanic
Liberal Arts112liberal arts and sciences, general studies, library assistant
Engineering Technician112electronics tech, laser/optical tech, electromechanical instrument tech, manufacturing tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech
Office and Administration93office management
Beauty and Cosmetology89cosmetology, barber, aesthetician and skin care, cosmetoloty instructor
Family and Social Work87foodservice management, child development
Education and Teaching87elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Business and Management84business management, operations management, accounting, human resources, marketing
Medical Support and Technology67dental assistant, medical assistant, veterinary assistant
Computer Science and Engineering62information technology, computer programming, computer networking
Nursing and Emergency Medicine53registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Security and Law Enforcement37criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Construction Trades35masonry, carpentry, electrician
Production Trades33machine shop assistant, tool and die tech, welding
Media15journalism, radio and TV tech
Medical Administration14medical office management
Law11legal assistant
Medicine6health professions
Fine Arts4sculpture
Agricultural Science and Management3agricultural management

Number of programs and degrees for Central Carolina Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year59335
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years22327
Associate's degree30534

Central Carolina Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Central Carolina Community College had a total enrollment of 4,603 students (3,540 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 25%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 15%
18-19 18%
20-21 11%
22-24 10%
25-29 12%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Central Carolina Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 56 %

Central Carolina Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Sanford, 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.

Central Carolina Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,432
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,464
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Central Carolina Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 544900)

Central Carolina Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year77$44,66497$42,347
All faculty totalacademic year77$44,66497$42,347

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

Central Carolina Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
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/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

Fine Arts

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Assistant/Technician

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, Other
Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Technology/Technician
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

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

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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What Sets Central Carolina Community College Apart:

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% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Top 19%Central Carolina Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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