Roanoke-Chowan Community College: Narrative Description

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109 Community College Rd.
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Tel: (252)862-1200
Admissions: (252)862-1225
Fax: (252)862-1353
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of North Carolina Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1967. Setting: 39-acre rural campus. Endowment: $125,000. Total enrollment: 1,014. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 11:1. 327 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 491 students, 85% women, 15% men. Part-time: 523 students, 73% women, 27% men. 1% Native American, 0.4% Hispanic, 67% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 48% 25 or older. Retention: 59% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing program. Option: early admission. Required for some: interview. Placement: ACT ASSET required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

State resident tuition: $1216 full-time, $38 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6752 full-time, $211 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $70 full-time, $11.50 per credit part-time. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. College housing not available. 29,268 books, 207 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 90 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed.

Community Environment:

See Chowan College.

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