Central Carolina Community College

1105 Kelly Dr, Sanford, NC

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Established primarily for the residents of North Carolina, Central Carolina Community College also serves as a higher educational resource for other states. It was formerly known as the Lee County Industrial Education Center. 

This college is a constituent of the North Carolina Community College System with campuses located at Chatham, Harnett, and Lee counties. The campus at Lee County is situated on a 104-acre site at 1100-1105 Kelly Drive in Sanford. This campus is a home for state-of-the-art facilities designed to provide an environment conducive to learning for the students.

CCCC remains true to its vision to provide quality and accessible educational opportunities for the community it serves. This college offers 45 curriculum programs that conclude with an Associate degree or college transfer credits, Diploma and Certificate. To facilitate seamless transfer to four-year institutions, CCCC established articulation agreements with colleges and universities. Selected programs may be taken via online distance education.

Through innovative programs and continuous improvement of its academic services, this college responds to the changing needs of the students and the community. Besides the curriculum courses, non- curriculum and Adult High School/GED programs are also offered. And with the Lee Early College program, students are given the opportunity to finish high school and Associate degree in five years in partnership with Lee County Public Schools.

At CCCC, students can experience a true sense of community with a diverse population working towards a common goal - to achieve personal success, community development and economic progress. 

Admissions http://cccc.edu/admissions/

Programs of Study http://cccc.edu/curriculum/

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,900. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $2,300-$2,800
    • Out-of-State: $8,400-$10,140
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $72-$86 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $260-$320 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid70%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships68%$5,022

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Central Carolina Community College may offer services like those listed below:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in North Carolina, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.

 Central Carolina Community CollegeLee CountyNorth Carolina
Graduation Rate19.5%-20.3%
Transfer-out Rate16.1%-19.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 2007)
  • Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 2007)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Communication Technology

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades



    Engineering Technology

    Family and Consumer Sciences

    Health and Clinical Professions

    Legal Professions and Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Library Science

    Mechanic and Repair Technology

    Personal and Culinary Services

    Precision Production

    Security and Protective Services

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