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Study at Central Carolina Community College

Central Carolina Community College is a public, non-profit, two-year college located in North Carolina. It is a member of the North Carolina Community College System. CCCC offered its first classes in the year 1961. It also operates campuses in the Chatham, Harnett and Lee counties. The college offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degrees. CCCC also offers adult education courses and other vocational training programs.

CCCC's athletics department fields several men's and women's sports teams. The college is a Region X, Division III member of the National Junior College Athletic Association. The sports teams compete in the Tarheel Conference.

Profile of Central Carolina Community College

Central Carolina Community College is located in Sanford, NC (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Central Carolina Community College is the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Central Carolina Community College is known for its programs in beauty and cosmetology.

Central Carolina Community College Selectivity

The school is an open-admission school. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Enrolment

Central Carolina Community College had 4, 603 enrolled students in 2007.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Central Carolina Community College is committed to understanding and meeting the educational needs of the area's citizens, businesses, industries, and service sectors. The College provides life-long educational opportunities consistent with our students' interests and abilities, prepares graduates capable of acquiring and applying knowledge and succeeding in the regional and global community, and serves as a positive economic, social, and cultural catalyst in our diverse communities. The College is committed to teaching and learning excellence. "

Central Carolina Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts106liberal arts and sciences, library assistant
Mechanics and Repair84electrical maintenance and repair, automobile mechanics, small engine mechanics, motorcycle mechanic, autobody repair
Beauty and Cosmetology76cosmetology, aesthetician and skin care, barber, cosmetoloty instructor
Engineering Technician71electromechanical instrument tech, manufacturing tech, electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech, laser/optical tech, mechanical drafting
Business and Management66business management, accounting, human resources, marketing, operations management
Medical Support and Technology61medical assistant, veterinary assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine51licensed practical nurse, registered nursing
Family and Social Work40foodservice management, child development
Security and Law Enforcement40criminal justice and police, criminal justice and safety
Construction Trades38masonry, electrician, carpentry
Medical administration29medical office management
Education and Teaching29early childhood education, elementary school teaching
office and Administration25office management
Computer Science and Engineering16network management, information technology, computer programming, computer networking, information science
Law14legal assistant
Media13radio and TV tech, journalism
Production Trades9tool and die tech, machine shop assistant, welding
Medicine8health professions
Agricultural Science and Management6agricultural management
Fine Arts4sculpture

Contact: Central Carolina Community College

Central Carolina Community College

1105 Kelly Dr

Sanford, NC 27330-9046

General Phone: (919) 775-5401


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