Nash Community College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 7488
Rocky Mount, NC 27804-0488
Tel: (252)443-4011; Admissions: (252)443-4011; Fax: (252)443-0828; 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 1967. Setting: 69-acre rural campus. Endowment: $147,220. Total enrollment: 2,567. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 22:1. 360 applied, 100% were admitted. full-time: 904 students, 62% women, 38% men. Part-time: 1,663 students, 67% women, 33% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 2% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 36% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 43% 25 or older, 1% transferred in. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing, physical therapy assistant, cosmetology, phlebotomy programs. Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: interview. Required for some: SAT I or ACT, SAT I and SAT II or ACT, ACT ASSET or ACT COMPASS. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1136 full-time, $35.50 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6304 full-time, $197 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $32 full-time, $1 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 4 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Gamma, Phi Beta Lambda, Student Nurses Organization/Physical Therapist Assistant Club, Criminal Justice Club. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Nash Community College Library plus 1 other with 34,000 books, 110 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $117,337. 110 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See North Carolina Wesleyan College.

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