Halifax Community College: Review & Facts

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Halifax Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,155 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1967 and is the only institution located in Weldon, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
28
Fair
At Halifax Community College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

HCC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 28 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Construction, Electrical and Electronics, Installation and Repair, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before 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 positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Halifax Community College is low at 56% (below North Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Halifax Community College is very low - 11%. Nearly 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at HCC is good -- 11:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,700
Low
Average tuition charges are relatevely low, around $8,500 per academic year. The additional fees at HCC not covered by tuition are about $200; this makes it a total of $8,700 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Halifax Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (252) 536-4221 or check Halifax Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Halifax Community College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at HCC, 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
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Halifax Community College.

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

Halifax Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Halifax Community College, 100 College Drive, Weldon, North Carolina 27890, USA
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