Halifax Community College: Narrative Description

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PO Drawer 809
Weldon, NC 27890-0809
Tel: (252)536-4221
Admissions: (252)536-7220
Fax: (252)536-4144
Web Site: http://www.hcc.cc.nc.us/


State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of North Carolina Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 109-acre rural campus. Total enrollment: 1,580. Students come from 2 states and territories. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1216 full-time, $38 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6752 full-time, $211 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $80 full-time, $5 per credit part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Campus security: 12-hour patrols by trained security personnel. College housing not available. Halifax Community College Library with 26,527 books and 122 serials. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Located in the northeastern section of North Carolina, Weldon is in a good agricultural area where the main industries are in textiles and paper goods. Community facilities include churches, a library, historical sites, shopping centers, and medical facilities nearby. There are three convenient lakes, with miles of shoreline, known as the Rockfish Capital of the world.

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