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Study at Rockingham Community College

Rockingham Community College, also known as RCC, was established in 1963, and is a public community college situated in Wentworth, North Carolina. The institution is a part of the North Carolina Community College System. The college offers associate's degrees in the fields of arts, science, and applied science. Various courses are also offered through distance learning programs. Technical degree programs are also provided by RCC. The college is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • The Humanities/ Social Sciences Division
  • The Math/ Science Division
RCC's athletics department sponsors various men's and women's sports teams. The teams are nicknamed as Eagles. They participate in sports including baseball, basketball, softball, golf, and volleyball. The Eagles compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

Profile of Rockingham Community College

Rockingham Community College is located in Wentworth, NC (a rural area). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Rockingham 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.

Rockingham Community College Selectivity

Rockingham Community College is an open-admission school.


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

Student Enrolment

Rockingham Community College had 2, 013 enrolled students in 2007.

Rockingham Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Medical Support and Technology57respiratory care tech, surgical tech, clinical and medical lab science
Nursing and Emergency Medicine57registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts35liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Engineering Technician29electrical/electronic tech, engineering technician, electronics tech
Security and Law Enforcement26criminal justice and police
Medical administration26medical office management
Business and Management25business management, accounting technology, human resources
Mechanics and Repair24HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance tech
Education and Teaching17early childhood Education
Production Trades13machine shop assistant, woodworking, tool and die tech
office and Administration8executive secretary
Computer Science and Engineering8information technology, computer networking, computer and media applications
Landscaping and Horticulture7applied horticulture
Beauty and Cosmetology1cosmetology

Contact: Rockingham Community College

Rockingham Community College

Hwy 65w County Home Rd

Wentworth, NC 27375-0038

General Phone: (336) 342-4261


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