Community Colleges in North Carolina

For the academic year 2019-2020, 58 community colleges are active in North Carolina. Duke University has ranked first in North Carolina community college ranking and Davidson College and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranked second and third in the ranking. You can view more ranked community college ranking at North Carolina community college ranking page.
  • The 2020 average tuition & fees of community colleges in North Carolina is $2,452 for North Carolina residents and $8,244 for out-of-state students.
  • Total 218,668 students have enrolled in community colleges in North Carolina and, of that, 50,386 students enrolled online exclusively.
  • The average students to faculty ratio of North Carolina community colleges is 13.31 to 1.
  • The average financial aid amount received at community colleges in North Carolina is $5,071.
  • The average graduation rate is 33.21% and the average transfer-out rate is 19.06% at community colleges in North Carolina.

58 Community Colleges in North Carolina Comparison Table

College NameNorth Carolina Residents Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesStudent PopulationOnline Student PopulationGraduation RateTransfer-out RateFinancial Aid AmountStudents to Faculty Ratio
College of the Albemarle
Elizabeth City, NC
$2,227$6,8522,55773835%40%$5,49913 to 1
South Piedmont Community College
Polkton, NC
$2,015$6,6232,84780226%16%$5,04914 to 1
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
Asheville, NC
$2,632$8,7766,8921,18032%16%$3,40814 to 1
Beaufort County Community College
Washington, NC
$2,518$8,6621,54332833%-$5,33910 to 1
Bladen Community College
Dublin, NC
$2,254$7,6301,01726113%23%$2,4948 to 1
Blue Ridge Community College
Flat Rock, NC
$2,651$8,7952,18614335%9%$5,31411 to 1
Brunswick Community College
Bolivia, NC
$2,532$8,6761,48228253%29%$6,0679 to 1
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
Hudson, NC
$2,528$8,6723,58154628%20%$3,18517 to 1
Cape Fear Community College
Wilmington, NC
$2,748$8,8928,3781,17724%-$3,56514 to 1
Carteret Community College
Morehead City, NC
$2,640$8,9761,39047838%28%$6,2947 to 1
Catawba Valley Community College
Hickory, NC
$2,367$7,7434,61067837%37%$7,14513 to 1
Central Carolina Community College
Sanford, NC
$2,554$8,6985,19084039%14%$5,71914 to 1
Central Piedmont Community College
Charlotte, NC
$2,792$8,93618,8244,13920%35%$3,46919 to 1
Cleveland Community College
Shelby, NC
$2,602$8,7462,55175739%24%$5,22611 to 1
Coastal Carolina Community College
Jacksonville, NC
$2,462$8,6063,86440633%23%$4,45914 to 1
Craven Community College
New Bern, NC
$2,023$6,6313,0031,10829%23%$5,89414 to 1
Davidson County Community College
Thomasville, NC
$2,284$7,2723,65466237%17%$5,19716 to 1
Durham Technical Community College
Durham, NC
$2,229$7,4875,43476122%23%$4,01013 to 1
Edgecombe Community College
Tarboro, NC
$2,640$8,7842,01279543%-$4,65215 to 1
Fayetteville Technical Community College
Fayetteville, NC
$2,544$8,68811,5344,63817%21%$4,13219 to 1
Forsyth Technical Community College
Winston-Salem, NC
$2,152$7,1687,7791,42421%18%$3,59911 to 1
Gaston College
Dallas, NC
$2,704$8,8485,3621,57031%17%$3,84919 to 1
Guilford Technical Community College
Jamestown, NC
$2,319$7,69510,5202,04322%22%$6,74918 to 1
Halifax Community College
Weldon, NC
$2,608$8,75299620231%18%$5,57511 to 1
Haywood Community College
Clyde, NC
$2,580$8,7241,62762841%7%$6,31213 to 1
Isothermal Community College
Spindale, NC
$1,994$6,6021,94153735%12%$6,07613 to 1
James Sprunt Community College
Kenansville, NC
$2,570$8,7141,11338322%20%$7,55710 to 1
Johnston Community College
Smithfield, NC
$2,657$8,8014,04785931%24%$5,04415 to 1
Lenoir Community College
Kinston, NC
$2,568$8,7122,6931,08230%31%$7,28815 to 1
Martin Community College
Williamston, NC
$1,915$6,52380042826%24%$4,50812 to 1
Mayland Community College
Spruce Pine, NC
$2,558$8,7021,0827349%-$5,75313 to 1
McDowell Technical Community College
Marion, NC
$1,926$6,5341,10512828%10%$3,4318 to 1
Mitchell Community College
Statesville, NC
$2,651$8,7953,16450326%19%$5,58018 to 1
Montgomery Community College
Troy, NC
$2,537$8,68183623055%15%$5,1498 to 1
Nash Community College
Rocky Mount, NC
$2,666$8,8103,05590818%25%$3,84425 to 1
Pamlico Community College
Grantsboro, NC
$1,867$6,47552718169%7%$4,1209 to 1
Piedmont Community College
Roxboro, NC
$2,546$8,6901,28724333%9%$5,0218 to 1
Pitt Community College
Winterville, NC
$1,940$6,5488,1851,50328%23%$11,81619 to 1
Randolph Community College
Asheboro, NC
$2,386$8,1462,78481547%17%$4,23411 to 1
Richmond Community College
Hamlet, NC
$2,536$8,6802,55553139%16%$4,44115 to 1
Roanoke-Chowan Community College
Ahoskie, NC
$2,642$8,78675129016%-$4,77919 to 1
Robeson Community College
Lumberton, NC
$2,563$8,7071,67110121%18%$5,06612 to 1
Rockingham Community College
Wentworth, NC
$1,966$6,5741,68525128%10%$6,59013 to 1
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Salisbury, NC
$2,626$8,7706,3551,85625%19%$1,45716 to 1
Sampson Community College
Clinton, NC
$3,163$11,0351,293-65%9%$4,80910 to 1
Sandhills Community College
Pinehurst, NC
$2,764$8,9084,01866531%22%$4,57213 to 1
Southeastern Community College
Whiteville, NC
$2,600$8,7441,44829741%15%$5,6599 to 1
Southwestern Community College
Sylva, NC
$2,337$7,7132,36652450%16%$6,40613 to 1
Stanly Community College
Albemarle, NC
$2,674$8,8182,5451,54844%19%$5,73413 to 1
Surry Community College
Dobson, NC
$2,663$8,8073,07363731%16%$6,49313 to 1
Alamance Community College
Graham, NC
$2,310$8,0704,24855029%20%$3,68914 to 1
Tri-County Community College
Murphy, NC
$2,363$8,50796337023%16%$5,19916 to 1
Vance-Granville Community College
Henderson, NC
$1,948$6,5563,06381636%11%$6,38213 to 1
Wake Technical Community College
Raleigh, NC
$2,432$8,57621,8725,47425%21%$3,82718 to 1
Wayne Community College
Goldsboro, NC
$2,524$8,6683,23865945%14%$1,92012 to 1
Western Piedmont Community College
Morganton, NC
$2,577$8,7211,77928143%20%$6,19610 to 1
Wilkes Community College
Wilkesboro, NC
$2,572$8,7162,60149137%13%$5,33311 to 1
Wilson Community College
Wilson, NC
$2,572$8,7161,69258621%19%$3,95511 to 1
Average$2,452$8,244218,66850,38633%19%$5,07113 to 1