Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute: Narrative Description

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2855 Hickory Blvd.
Hudson, NC 28638-2397
Tel: (828)726-2200; Admissions: (828)726-2702; Fax: (828)726-2490; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of North Carolina Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1964. Setting: 50-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 3,636. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 8:1. 846 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 1,617 students, 49% women, 51% men. Part-time: 2,019 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 24 states and territories, 2 other countries, 0.3% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 5% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.3% international, 44% 25 or older, 9% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for allied health programs. Option: early admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: CPT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1278 full-time, $35.50 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7092 full-time, $197 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Campus security: trained security personnel during open hours. College housing not available. Broyhill Center for Learning Resources with 50,770 books, 251 serials, 5,352 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 750 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Since more wood furniture is manufactured here than any other place in the South, Lenoir is known as "furniture land." Numerous parks and two recreation centers provide the facilities for relaxation. A number of churches are represented in the community.

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