Cape Fear Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Cape Fear Community College is a large two-year, public school with 9,155 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1958 and is one of the 4 schools located in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
50
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Cape Fear Community College.

Cape Fear Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 50 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Trucking, Engineering, Industrial Technologies, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
67%
The rate of student retention at Cape Fear Community College is relatively low at 67% (close to North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Cape Fear Community College is very low: 24%. Around 34% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Cape Fear Community College is pretty decent -- 15:1. Find out more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,600
Average tuition prices are relatevely low - around $8,400 per year. The additional fees at Cape Fear Community College not covered by tuition are nearly $200; which makes it a total of $8,600 per year.

Read the details about Cape Fear Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Cape Fear Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (910) 362-7000 or check Cape Fear Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Cape Fear Community College offers a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Cape Fear Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Cape Fear Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Cape Fear Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Cape Fear Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Cape Fear Community College, 411 North Front Street, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401-3910, USA
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