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Study at Randolph Community College

Randolph Community College, also referred to as RCC, was originally established as the Randolph Industrial Education Center in 1962. The name was changed to Randolph Technical Institute in 1965, and again to Randolph Technical College in 1979. It was finally christened the Randolph Community College in 1988. The college sits on a 35-acre campus in Asheboro, North Carolina.

A large number of associate's degrees, certificates, and diploma programs are offered by RCC. Students can opt for courses in the fields of business technology, developmental studies, general education, health occupation, human services, photographic technology, art, and design, and mechanical and industrial technology.

Students of Randolph Community College are members of various clubs and organizations such as the Student Government Organization, Campus Crusaders, Common Threads, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Theta Kappa, RCC Student Nurse Association and Myths and Makers. In addition, they also publish the on-campus literary magazine called “Uwharrie Dreams”.

Profile of Randolph Community College

The campus of Randolph Community College is in Asheboro, NC, which is a town not far from a more urbanized area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Randolph Community College include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Randolph Community College is known for its programs in design, media, photography and commercial art, security and law enforcement, and production trades.

Randolph Community College Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.


Randolph Community College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 2, 521 students enrolled (1, 115 full-time equivalent). A large number of students at Randolph Community College are 40 years old or older.

Randolph Community College Tuition and Affordability

The school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"To provide quality education, training, and workforce development to meet the needs of our students and community. "

Randolph Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts52liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Security and Law Enforcement38criminal justice and police, criminal justice and safety
Media25photo and film tech, photojournalism
Nursing and Emergency Medicine25registered nursing
Business and Management24business management, accounting
office and Administration18office management
Design17interior design
Education and Teaching17early childhood education, elementary school teaching
Medical Support and Technology16radiographer
Production Trades15machine shop assistant, welding
Photography and Commercial Art13commercial photography, commercial art
Mechanics and Repair12autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Computer Science and Engineering6network management, information technology, computer networking
Construction Trades6electrician
Engineering Technician0electromechanical instrument tech

Contact: Randolph Community College

Randolph Community College

629 Industrial Pk Ave

Asheboro, NC 27205

General Phone: (336) 633-0200


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