Rockingham Community College: Review & Facts

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Rockingham Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,870 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1963 and is the only college located in Wentworth, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Rockingham Community College.

RCC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Criminal Justice, Medical, Electrical and Electronics, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
57%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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 usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Rockingham Community College is low at 57% (below North Carolina average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Rockingham Community College is very low - 19%.

Student to faculty ratio at Rockingham Community College is pretty good -- 12:1. Read more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,600
Low
Average tuition pricing is low - $6,400 per year. The additional fees at Rockingham Community College beyond tuition are nearly $200; which totals $6,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Rockingham 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
The 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) earned prior to admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Rockingham Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (336) 342-4261 or check Rockingham Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Rockingham Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at RCC, 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
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Rockingham Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Rockingham Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rockingham Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Rockingham Community College, Hwy 65w County Home Rd, Wentworth, North Carolina 27375-0038, USA
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