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Robeson Community College, located in Lumberton, North Carolina, was founded in 1965 as an extension of Fayetteville Technical Institute. The school became independent three years later, and has been serving the community ever since. Over the years RCC has expanded its campus and outlying facilities, continually upgrading an evolving to help serve the needs of the community, expanding the resources and services available to students and residents. The school is dedicated to the community, playing a prominent role in its social, cultural and educational development.
Robeson Community College offers a variety of programs that result in a degree, certificate or diploma. The school provides vocational and technical training alongside transfer opportunities to four year institutions. RCC is constantly improving its offerings, refining its techniques, and offering the best education possible for its students. Career programs allow students to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to enter the workforce as professionals. Such programs take between one and two years to complete and result in an associate degree or certificate which demonstrates competency in the field of study and allows for employment after graduation. Academic transfer is accomplished by completing the first two years of a four year education at RCC, followed by applying for transfer to a four year college or university to complete the bachelor's degree.
Programs offered include:
- Culinary Technology
- Business Administration
- Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology
- Nursing Assistant
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrolling at Robeson Community College must complete and submit the admissions application, have all transcripts (high school, college, GED) sent to the admissions office, schedule and take a placement exam, and meet with a counselor for a program interview.
Financial aid is available to eligible students in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. To determine eligibility students should complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) prior to the deadline listed on the website. The information from the FAFSA will be used to determine need, help identify what programs a student qualifies for and the amount that will be awarded. Financial aid must be reapplied for at the start of each academic year.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,700. 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 range:
- State Residents: $2,300-$2,700
- Out-of-State: $8,400-$10,120
- 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||73%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||73%||$2,555|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 37%.
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Robeson Community College may provide student services including:
- Online course work available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
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 RCC against community colleges in North Carolina.
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2014)
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,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
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