Sampson Community College

Sampson Community College

Sampson Community College, established in 1965, is a coeducational community college located in Clinton, North Carolina, United States. The college is well known for the multitude of courses it offers in various fields.

The college offers a plethora of courses in the fields of agricultural and industrial technologies, arts and sciences, business, health and public service. The college also offers a distance learning program for students who live at a great distance from the campus and are unable to attend regular classes. Also, the continuing education program allows working adults to pursue higher education.

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Sampson Community College
Highway 24 West
Clinton , NC 28329-0318

Sampson Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching150elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Nursing and Emergency Medicine65registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management28business management, accounting
Construction Trades25building inspection and management
Landscaping and Horticulture25applied horticulture
Animal Science and Care23animal husbandry
Liberal Arts21liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Beauty and Cosmetology16cosmetology, manicurist, cosmetoloty instructor
Office and Administration16office management
Security and Law Enforcement15criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police
Production Trades12welding
Mechanics and Repair10HVAC
Engineering Technician10electromechanical instrument tech
Computer Science and Engineering9information technology, network management, computer security

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year27519
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years4911
Associate's degree10118

Sampson Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Sampson Community College had a total enrollment of 1,278 students (1,084 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 56%
Black 34%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 0%
American Indian 3%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 20%
18-19 18%
20-21 13%
22-24 9%
25-29 11%
30-34 8%
35-39 5%
40-49 9%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Sampson Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 8 %

Sampson Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Clinton, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,421
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,542
Books and supplies $ 1,163

Financial Aid:
Sampson Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 789200)

Sampson Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2337

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year23$44,82737$44,804
All faculty totalacademic year23$44,82737$44,804

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

Sampson Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, and Nail Instructor
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

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

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other

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

Engineering Technician
Electromechanical Instrumentation/Maintenance Techs, Other

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

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

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
Welding Technology/Welder

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

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Sampson Community College Highlights

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What Sets Sampson Community College Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Number of students
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Top 9%Sampson Community College Number of students
% of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 11%Sampson Community College % of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 14%Sampson Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Top 18%Sampson Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
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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