Rowan Cabarrus Community College

Rowan Cabarrus Community College

Rowan - Cabarrus Community College is a fully accredited community college located in Salisbury, North Carolina. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It also provides continuing education programs. The North campus is located in the Piedmont, North Carolina and is spread across an area of more than 100 acres. The South campus is located in Cabarrus County. It covers an area of more than 20 acres.

RCCC's student life is active and vibrant. The Achiever is the student newsletter of the college. It is funded by the Student Government Association. The campus is also home to several clubs and organizations, including the Reader's Circle Book Club, Early Childhood Club, Culture Connection and Practical Nursing Club.

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
1333 Jake Alexander Blvd
Salisbury , NC 28146-1595
General Phone: (704) 216-3602

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Mechanics and Repair196industrial electronics tech, HVAC, automobile mechanics
Liberal Arts148liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Business and Management101business management, business administration, accounting, marketing
Beauty and Cosmetology65cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
Production Trades61machine shop assistant, welding
Security and Law Enforcement59criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Education and Teaching52elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Nursing and Emergency Medicine48registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Computer Science and Engineering47information technology, computer programming, information science, computer networking, network management, computer security
Medical Administration40medical office management
Engineering Technician28electronics tech, mechanical drafting
Medical Support and Technology27dental assistant, radiographer
Office and Administration17office management
Construction Trades13electrician, property management
Family and Social Work0child development

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year38328
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years10719
Associate's degree41226

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College had a total enrollment of 5,158 students (4,492 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 21%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 23%
20-21 16%
22-24 12%
25-29 12%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 15 %
Part-Time 12 %

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Salisbury, 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.

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,408
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,530
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 575400)

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track52101

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year52$56,039101$55,338
All faculty totalacademic year52$56,039101$55,338

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

Rowan-Cabarrus 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
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

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/Property Maintenance and Management

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

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

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

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