Tri County Community College: Review & Facts

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Tri County Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,085 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1964 and is the only college located in Murphy, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
Fair
Tri County Community College will give you the option to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

TCCC follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Industrial Technologies, Nursing, Welding, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
53%
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 typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Tri County Community College is low at 53% (way below North Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Tri County Community College is very low - 20%. Nearly 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at TCCC is pretty good, 13:1. Find out more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,600
Low
Average tuition prices are relatevely low - $8,500 a year. The additional fees at Tri County Community College beyond tuition are nearly $100; this makes it a total of $8,600 per academic year.

Read the details about Tri County 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 college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Tri County Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (828) 837-6810 or check Tri County Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Tri County Community College provides a distance learning option 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 Tri County 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
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Tri County Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Tri County Community College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Tri County Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Tri County Community College, 21 Campus Circle, Murphy, North Carolina 28906, USA
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