Richmond Community College

Richmond Community College

Richmond Community College, also referred to as RCC, is a coeducational college located in Hamlet, North Carolina, United States. It was established in April 1964 as the Richmond Technical Institute. In October 1980, the name of the institution was changed to Richmond Technical College. In July 1987, the name was finally changed to Richmond Community College and the institution was granted community college status.

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Richmond Community College
1042 W Hamlet Ave
Hamlet , NC 28345-1189
General Phone: (910) 410-1700

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Richmond Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine74registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Education and Teaching28education, elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Liberal Arts28liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Family and Social Work22foodservice management, child development
Medical Support and Technology20medical assistant
Engineering Technician18electronics tech, electromechanical instrument tech, industrial production tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech
Business and Management16business management, logistics, accounting
Medicine13health professions
Security and Law Enforcement12criminal justice and safety
Medical Administration7medical records tech
Office and Administration6office management
Construction Trades4electrician
Production Trades4machine shop assistant
Computer Science and Engineering3information technology, information science, computer networking, network management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree17623
Award of less than 1 academic year5110
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years286

Richmond Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Richmond Community College had a total enrollment of 1,799 students (1,441 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 53%
Black 36%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 8%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 13%
18-19 15%
20-21 12%
22-24 11%
25-29 13%
30-34 11%
35-39 8%
40-49 12%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Richmond Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 47 %

Richmond Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Hamlet, 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.

Richmond 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 $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Richmond Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 546400)

Richmond Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2132

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year21$59,03632$53,546
All faculty totalacademic year21$59,03632$53,546

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

Richmond Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Logistics and Materials Management

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

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
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 Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

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

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
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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