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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd Salisbury, NC 28146 Phone: (704) 216-3602
  • General Information
    About Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

    Mission: Printer Friendly Version Printer Friendly Version Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is an open-door, comprehensive learning-centered institution of higher education serving the citizens of Rowan and Cabarrus counties. The college, a member of the North Carolina Community College System, offers affordable occupational and education programs leading to Associate in Applied Science Degrees, Associate in Arts Degrees and Associate in Science Degrees. Diplomas and certificates are awarded for other occupational, adult and continuing education programs. The primary focus of the college’s offerings is on workforce development by meeting the educational needs of the individual and meeting the changing training requirements of business and industrial firms as well as other employers in the service area. Reflecting its commitment to student learning outcomes, the college strives to inspire its students to increase their knowledge, develop occupational and technical proficiencies, respond to lifelong learning opportunities, and increase their awareness as responsible citizens in a democratic society. Goals: 1. To increase the academic attainment of adult citizens through comprehensive programs of lifelong learning that include the high school level, the one-year diploma level, and the two-year degree level, as well as articulation that facilitates transfer of occupational courses and two-year degrees to four-year institutions. 2. To increase the occupational and technical skill levels of adult citizens. 3. To increase the economic development of the area. 4. To increase the quality of life of adult citizens through personal growth and development. 5. To increase awareness of the democratic process.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    Campus Setting
      Disability Services Student
      • 3% or Less
    • Admission
      Total Applicants
      Full Time Retention Rate 71%
    • Student Demographics
      Total Enrolled 10,315
      Native American 59
      Asian 140
      African American 2,241
      Hispanic 352
      Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 3,310
      Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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