Isothermal Community College

Isothermal Community College

Isothermal Community College, also referred to as ICC, is located in Spindale, North Carolina. This community college is a part of the North Carolina Community College System. It awards a number of associate's degrees in the fields of academic development, arts and sciences, business sciences, and applied science, among others. The institution also offers certificates, online courses, and continuing education programs.

Isothermal Community College fields several intramural sports teams that participate in softball, basketball, tennis, golf, and volleyball. Besides, the campus is home to several student clubs and organizations including the Student Government Association, International Association of Administrative Professionals, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, and Phi Beta Lambda Business Society.

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Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale , NC 28160-0804

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Isothermal Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine49registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Engineering Technician45electronics tech, electromechanical instrument tech, plastics engineering tech, industrial production tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech, mechanical drafting
Medical Administration42medical office management
Liberal Arts38liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Office and Administration30office management
Construction Trades26electrician, building inspection and management
Education and Teaching22elementary school teaching, early childhood education, education courses
Business and Management20business management, operations management, call center operation, banking, marketing, insurance
Production Trades17machine shop assistant, welding
Security and Law Enforcement12criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Computer Science and Engineering12information technology, computer programming, information science, computer networking, network management, computer security
Mechanics and Repair10autobody repair
Family and Social Work8child development
Medical Support and Technology5surgical tech
Media4radio and TV tech
Photography and Commercial Art2commercial art
Beauty and Cosmetology2cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
Real Estate and Construction Management0real estate

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year7927
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years6422
Associate's degree20133

Isothermal Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Isothermal Community College had a total enrollment of 2,131 students (1,857 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 80%
Black 14%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 18%
18-19 21%
20-21 9%
22-24 7%
25-29 9%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 12%
50-64 7%
65+ 1%

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

North Carolina100%

Isothermal Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 71 %
Part-Time 54 %

Isothermal Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Spindale, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,382
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,504
Books and supplies $ 728

Financial Aid:
Isothermal Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 293400)

Isothermal 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 year26$45,59740$44,182
All faculty totalacademic year26$45,59740$44,182

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

Isothermal Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Aesthetician/Esthetician and Skin Care Specialist
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager

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

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Plastics Engineering Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

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

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What Sets Isothermal Community College Apart:

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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 Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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