General Information About Haywood Community College
As an open-door community-based institution, Haywood Community College strives to meet the educational and job training needs of diverse populations with varying backgrounds, goals, interests, abilities, and resources. The College provides accessible educational, training, entrepreneurial, cultural, and social opportunities that focus on current trends and foster the development of the individuals and communities it serves. Learners engage in experiential activities that join the worlds of work and learning and develop problem solving, leadership, critical thinking, and enterprise abilities. The College fulfills its mission through the following objectives that provide: * quality post-secondary and continuing education; * occupational education that develops and enhances students’ employability and career advancement; * a two-year course of study, which may serve as the first two years of a baccalaureate program; * distance learning and flexible program opportunities for learner accessibility; * academic support to students requiring basic reading, English, and math skills; * continuing and adult education programs meeting community needs and interests, particularly job training and retraining, small business development, adult basic skills, cultural enrichment, and personal growth; * individual counseling, career guidance, and job placement services; * technological support for all educational programs and services to enhance learners’ abilities to access, evaluate, organize, and use information from a variety of sources; and * collaborative initiatives with K-12, colleges and universities, business, industry, government, and other organizations to promote lifelong learning and enhance workforce, economic, and community development.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- Suburb: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 69%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 3,456 Native American 68.0 Asian 15.0 African American 187.0 Hispanic 65.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,102 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0