Roanoke Chowan Community College

Overview of Roanoke Chowan Community College

Ahoskie, NC is home to Roanoke-Chowan Community College. Ahoskie is a self-contained town. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Roanoke-Chowan Community College go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in beauty and cosmetology, education and teaching, mechanics and repair.

Roanoke-Chowan Community College Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

Roanoke-Chowan Community College has 384 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). The school has a large minority student population.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Roanoke-Chowan Community College
109 Community College Rd
Ahoskie , NC 27910-9522
General Phone: (252) 862-1200

Roanoke-Chowan Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management69business management, accounting, accounting technology
Construction Trades35building inspection and management, plumbing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine33registered nursing
Mechanics and Repair25HVAC
Security and Law Enforcement8criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Medical Administration8medical office management, medical records tech
Engineering Technician7architectural engineering tech, electromechanical tech, electromechanical instrument tech
Production Trades6welding
Liberal Arts6liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Beauty and Cosmetology6cosmetology, barber, manicurist, personal grooming
Education and Teaching5special ed, elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Computer Science and Engineering4information technology, information science, systems analyst
Office and Administration2office management, executive secretary
Medicine1health professions
Therapy and Counseling1mental and social health services
Medical Support and Technology0mental health services tech
Family and Social Work0child care management

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree6821
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4411
Award of less than 1 academic year10413

Roanoke-Chowan Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Roanoke-Chowan Community College had a total enrollment of 384 students (803 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 39%
Black 58%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 18%
20-21 16%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 15%
35-39 11%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

North Carolina97%

Roanoke-Chowan Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 36 %
Part-Time 7 %

Roanoke-Chowan Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Ahoskie, 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.

Roanoke-Chowan Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,465
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,550
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Roanoke-Chowan Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 861300)

Roanoke-Chowan Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1527

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year15$45,47027$51,822
All faculty totalacademic year15$45,47027$51,822

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

Roanoke-Chowan Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Information Science/Studies
Information Technology

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

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

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

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

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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

Therapy And Counseling
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other

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Roanoke-Chowan Community College Highlights

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What Sets Roanoke-Chowan Community College Apart:

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

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