Haywood Community College

Haywood Community College

Haywood Community College, also referred to as HCC, was founded in 1965. It was then known as the Haywood Industrial Education Center. Situated in Clyde, North Carolina, the college's recent enrollments have been more than 2,000 students every year. The campus of the institute is spread across 83 acres of land.

Haywood Community College offers a large number of associate's degrees in arts, general education, science, and applied science, as well as diplomas and certificate programs. Students can also enroll in the college's continuing education division.

The college sponsors an intercollegiate lumberjack team. The mascot for the college is called Wolves. Among the on-campus student clubs and organizations are Criminal Justice Club, Forestry Club, Medical Assisting Club, National Vocational Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa, and Student Builders Trade Association.

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Contacting Haywood Community College

Haywood Community College
185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde , NC 28721-9901
General Phone: (828) 627-2821

Haywood Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Family and Social Work49child care management
Mechanics and Repair38jewelrymaking, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Conservation and Resource Management36forest management, wood science, forest technology, wildlife management
Beauty and Cosmetology34cosmetology, make-up artist, personal grooming
Liberal Arts33liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Nursing and Emergency Medicine25registered nursing
Medical Support and Technology23medical assistant
Computer Science and Engineering20systems analyst, computer networking
Production Trades19machine shop assistant, welding, woodworking courses, precision production
Engineering Technician16electronics tech, telecommunications tech, electromechanical tech, mechanical engineering tech, engineering technician
Construction Trades16electrician, building inspection and management
Business and Management16business management, accounting technology, management information systems
Landscaping and Horticulture8applied horticulture
Security and Law Enforcement6criminal justice and police
Education and Teaching6teacher aide
Office and Administration5executive secretary
Photography and Commercial Art5cinematography
Engineering5civil engineering courses, manufacturing engineering

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year12523
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4214
Associate's degree19335

Haywood Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Haywood Community College had a total enrollment of 2,127 students (1,881 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 4%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 27%
18-19 16%
20-21 10%
22-24 9%
25-29 9%
30-34 7%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

Haywood Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 37 %

Haywood Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Clyde, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,445
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,567
Books and supplies $ 1,146

Financial Aid:
Haywood Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 808300)

Haywood 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 year38$49,50830$47,595
All faculty totalacademic year38$49,50830$47,595

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

Haywood Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Make-Up Artist/Specialist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems and Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
Forest Technology/Technician
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management
Wood Science and Wood Products/Pulp and Paper Technology

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Civil Engineering, Other
Manufacturing Engineering

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

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

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

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Precision Production, Other
Welding Technology/Welder
Woodworking, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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% of degrees in family and social work
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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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