Robeson Community College

Robeson Community College

Robeson Community College, also known as RCC, is a tax-assisted, two-year, public institution located in Lumberton, North Carolina, United States. It was founded in 1965 as an extension unit of a nearby technical institute. The main campus spreads across an area of more than 125 acres. RCC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. The college also offers continuing education and distance learning programs.

RCC has an active student life. The college campus hosts a wide variety of clubs and organizations based on the varied interests of the students. The college's student body has an impressive number of international students. There are special organizations that assist foreign students with admission into the college.

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Robeson Community College
5160 Fayetteville Rd
Lumberton , NC 28360
General Phone: (910) 272-3700

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Robeson Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades70carpentry, electrician
Mechanics and Repair63HVAC
Education and Teaching58early childhood education
Security and Law Enforcement50criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Nursing and Emergency Medicine48registered nursing, nursing assistant
Liberal Arts26liberal arts and sciences
Office and Administration16executive secretary
Medical Support and Technology16respiratory care tech, surgical tech, radiographer
Business and Management13business management
Beauty and Cosmetology7cosmetology
Computer Science and Engineering5systems analyst, computer networking
Cooking and Culinary Arts5chef training
Engineering Technician2electromechanical instrument tech

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree17013
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years286
Award of less than 1 academic year1816

Robeson Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Robeson Community College had a total enrollment of 1,788 students (1,165 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 24%
Black 29%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian 44%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 15%
20-21 11%
22-24 10%
25-29 16%
30-34 12%
35-39 11%
40-49 14%
50-64 7%
65+ 0%

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

North Carolina100%

Robeson Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 42 %
Part-Time 28 %

Robeson Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Lumberton, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,404
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,526
Books and supplies $ 925

Financial Aid:
Robeson Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 861200)

Robeson Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2761

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year27$47,09561$46,142
All faculty totalacademic year27$47,09561$46,142

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

Robeson Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

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

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

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

Medical Support And Technology
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

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

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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
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