Cleveland Community College

Cleveland Community College

Cleveland Community College, also known as CCC, is a community college located in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States. It was founded in the year 1965 as the Cleveland County Industrial and Adult Education Center. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas, certificate programs, and other vocational and general courses. CCC is a member of the North Carolina Community College System.

CCC's student life is active. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations for the overall development of the students. Some of the popular organizations are Mu Epsilon Delta, Linux Users Group, and Campus Crusade for Christ. The college's student body is impressive and consists of a large number of international students.

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Contacting Cleveland Community College

Cleveland Community College
137 S Post Rd
Shelby , NC 28152-6224
General Phone: (704) 484-4000

Cleveland Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching87special ed, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, teacher aide
Construction Trades62carpentry, electrician, property management, plumbing
Medical Administration49medical office management, medical transcription, medical secretary
Production Trades48machine shop assistant, welding
Liberal Arts44liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Security and Law Enforcement41criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine35pre-nursing, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Engineering Technician27electronics tech, electromechanical tech, electromechanical instrument tech, mechanical engineering tech, mechanical drafting
Computer Science and Engineering26information technology, computer programming, information science, systems analyst, computer networking
Office and Administration26office management, executive secretary
Medical Support and Technology25radiation therapist, surgical tech, radiographer, phlebotomy, clinical and medical lab science
Beauty and Cosmetology22cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor, personal grooming
Mechanics and Repair20HVAC, autobody repair
Business and Management17business management, operations management, accounting, accounting technology, marketing, retail
Science and Laboratory Technician2biology tech
Media1radio and TV tech
Law1legal secretary
Family and Social Work0child development, child care provider

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year21733
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years12425
Associate's degree19237

Cleveland Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Cleveland Community College had a total enrollment of 2,064 students (2,733 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 26%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 19%
20-21 12%
22-24 10%
25-29 9%
30-34 9%
35-39 10%
40-49 11%
50-64 6%
65+ 1%

Cleveland Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 55 %
Part-Time 46 %

Cleveland Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Shelby, 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.

Cleveland Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,474
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,530
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Cleveland Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 808200)

Cleveland Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year42$45,65246$44,497
All faculty totalacademic year42$45,65246$44,497

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

Cleveland Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
Retailing and Retail Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Assistant/Aide

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

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Development

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

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

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Cleveland Community College Highlights

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What Sets Cleveland Community College Apart:

% of degrees in medical administration
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Cleveland Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Cleveland Community College % of degrees in family and social work
Female % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Cleveland Community College Female % of student body
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Cleveland Community College % of degrees in office and administration
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Cleveland Community College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Cleveland Community College % of degrees in production trades
% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Cleveland Community College % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Cleveland Community College % of degrees in construction trades
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Cleveland Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Cleveland Community College % students 40 years or older

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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