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Richmond Community College (RCC)

1042 W Hamlet Ave, Hamlet, NC

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  • Phone: (910) 410-1737

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (910) 410-1723

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Richmond Community College, also known as RCC, offers many options for high quality learning and training that is also convenient and accessible. Established in 1964 by the North Carolina Department of Community Colleges, in Hamlet, North Carolina, is an equal opportunity institution. Every year, RCC serves around 9100 students in various programs that they offer, including curriculum programs and the Workforce and Economic Development Programs. The Workforce and Economic Development Department offers programs ranging from GED to Basic Law Enforcement Training. There are a total of 61 degrees, diplomas and certificates that RCC offers.

So whether you are looking for a four year degree at a university or are interested in gaining the skills required in the 21st century for technical careers, RCC is a good place to start. Many courses in the programs offered by RCC transfer you to four year colleges or universities. You can complete these programs in 2 years if you are a full time student and then enter the workforce with marketable skills or transfer to a university for a bachelor’s degree. The diploma and certificate courses can be completed in a shorter time. The credit programs offered by RCC range from Accounting, Air Conditioning and Heating, Welding Technology, Associate in Arts or Science or General Education to Business Administration, Computer Technology and Electronics.

To make your learning experience enjoyable and successful, RCC offers a wide variety of services including admissions, exploring college majors, placement tests, financial assistance for tuition and library to assist you with research projects.

So with a mission to provide life-long educational opportunities, workforce training and cultural enrichment, RCC strives to help you achieve your educational goals and enhance your quality of life.

See how Richmond Community College ranks among other North Carolina community colleges based on transfer-out rates to other colleges and 4-year universities.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. 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 estimates are:
    • State Residents: $2,200-$2,600
    • Out-of-State: $8,400-$10,020
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • In-State: $69-$83 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $260-$310 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 Aid84%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships84%$4,912

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Richmond Community College may provide services to students including:

  • Distance learning
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in North Carolina.

 RCCRichmond CountyNorth Carolina
Graduation Rate17.7%-23.4%
Transfer-out Rate24.7%-19.9%

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 (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

  • Electrical and Communications Engineering Technology (A)
  • Electromechanical Instrumentation (A)
  • Mechanical Technology Technician (A, C)
  • Computer Engineering Technology (A)

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

  • Welding (C)
  • Machine Shop Technology (C)

Security and Protective Services

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