Halifax Community College

Halifax Community College

Halifax Community College, located in Weldon, North Carolina was established in 1967. The college, commonly known as HCC, has a campus of 109 acres. HCC offers students undergraduate courses in over 30 study programs. The college also offers facilities for continuing education and adult education.

HCC offers financial aid to deserving students in the form of scholarship programs. The college offers a number of need based and merit based institutional scholarships for students, known as HCC Scholarships. Students of HCC can also become members of the Phi Theta Kappa society to take advantage of a number of facilities.

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Contacting Halifax Community College

Halifax Community College
100 College Drive
Weldon , NC 27890
General Phone: (252) 536-7242

Halifax Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades95masonry, electrician, property management, plumbing
Mechanics and Repair60automobile mechanics, small engine mechanics
Liberal Arts30liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine30registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Family and Social Work29foodservice management
Security and Law Enforcement27criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Medical Support and Technology24dental hygienist, medical lab tech, phlebotomy
Photography and Commercial Art20commercial art
Medical Administration17medical office management
Medicine12health professions
Landscaping and Horticulture10applied horticulture, greenhouse operations
Education and Teaching9elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Beauty and Cosmetology9cosmetology
Business and Management5business management, electronic commerce, accounting
Engineering Technician4electronics tech, electromechanical instrument tech
Design4interior design
Production Trades4welding
Law3legal assistant
Office and Administration3office management
Conservation and Resource Management2wood science
Computer Science and Engineering2information technology, computer networking
Therapy and Counseling0clinical social work

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree12024
Award of less than 1 academic year24314
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years3616

Halifax Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Halifax Community College had a total enrollment of 1,142 students (1,297 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 42%
Black 53%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 18%
20-21 10%
22-24 11%
25-29 14%
30-34 11%
35-39 10%
40-49 12%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Halifax Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 36 %
Part-Time 37 %

Halifax Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Weldon, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,462
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,584
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Halifax Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 798600)

Halifax 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 year30$44,42234$45,686
All faculty totalacademic year30$44,42234$45,686

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

Halifax Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology

Conservation And Resource Management
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology

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

Interior Design

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

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other

Family And Social Work
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Greenhouse Operations and Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

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

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical/Medical Social Work

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Halifax Community College Highlights

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What Sets Halifax Community College Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Halifax Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Halifax Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Halifax Community College % of degrees in construction trades
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%Halifax Community College Number of students
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Halifax Community College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Halifax Community College Number of degree programs

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

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