Randolph Community College

Randolph Community College

Randolph Community College, also referred to as RCC, was originally established as the Randolph Industrial Education Center in 1962. The name was changed to Randolph Technical Institute in 1965, and again to Randolph Technical College in 1979. It was finally christened the Randolph Community College in 1988. The college sits on a 35-acre campus in Asheboro, North Carolina.

A large number of associate's degrees, certificates, and diploma programs are offered by RCC. Students can opt for courses in the fields of business technology, developmental studies, general education, health occupation, human services, photographic technology, art, and design, and mechanical & industrial technology.

Students of Randolph Community College are members of various clubs and organizations such as the Student Government Organization, Campus Crusaders, Common Threads, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Theta Kappa, RCC Student Nurse Association and Myths and Makers. In addition, they also publish the on-campus literary magazine called 'Uwharrie Dreams'.

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Randolph Community College
629 Industrial Pk Ave
Asheboro , NC 27205
General Phone: (336) 633-0200

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Randolph Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts56liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Security and Law Enforcement33criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Education and Teaching31elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Business and Management29business management, accounting, entrepreneurship
Photography and Commercial Art28commercial art, commercial photography, photography
Nursing and Emergency Medicine19registered nursing
Mechanics and Repair18industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Office and Administration16office management
Production Trades16machine shop assistant
Computer Science and Engineering9information technology, computer networking
Medical Support and Technology9radiographer
Design9interior design
Construction Trades4electrician
Medical Administration0health care administration

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree21923
Award of less than 1 academic year3410
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years349

Randolph Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Randolph Community College had a total enrollment of 2,521 students (1,946 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 74%
(Foreign Students) 26%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 9%
18-19 18%
20-21 17%
22-24 14%
25-29 11%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

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

North Carolina93%
(International Students)6%

Randolph Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 42 %
Part-Time 23 %

Randolph Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Asheboro, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,136
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,720
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Randolph Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 544700)

Randolph 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 year27$41,94738$41,558
All faculty totalacademic year27$41,94738$41,558

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

Randolph Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Technology

Construction Trades

Interior Design

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

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology


Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

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

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

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

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