Rowan-Cabarrus Community College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 1595
Salisbury, NC 28145-1595
Tel: (704)637-0760
Fax: (704)633-6804
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of North Carolina Community College System. Awards diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1963. Setting: 100-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 5,200. 1,909 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 2,255 students, 65% women, 35% men. Part-time: 2,945 students, 69% women, 31% men. Students come from 2 other countries, 0.4% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 20% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.02% international, 55% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Option: Peterson's Universal Application. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1216 full-time, $38 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6752 full-time, $211 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $64 full-time, $14 per term part-time. Tuition guaranteed not to increase for student's term of enrollment.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 1 open to all. Major annual events: Field Day, holiday socials. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: on-campus security during operating hours. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 23,005 books and 313 serials. 200 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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