Cape Cod Community College, located in West Barnstable, Massachusetts, was founded in 1961, the second of the 15 institutions that form the Massachusetts Community Colleges System. The school has multiple partnerships with nearby institutions in order to deliver education opportunities that extend beyond the two year degrees and programs offered by the school itself. These include Bridgewater State College, Boston University, Salem State University, and UMass Boston among others. The school is also known as CCCC as well as 4-Cs.
Cape Cod Community College offers a variety of programs that allows students to pursue four year education or career training. Academic transfer programs provide the first two years of a four year education, followed by transfer to a four year institution to continue one's education and earn a bachelor's degree. Students may also try to enroll on on-campus programs that provide the final two years through partnerships with one of several four year institutions. Career training and technical programs provide skills and education in high demand industries and fields with the intention of assisting the student to enter the workforce as a qualified professional. Programs take up to two years to complete and result in an associate degree or certificate upon completion.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
CCCC is an open enrollment institution that allows any resident within its service area to enroll if they meet the age or education requirement, provide a completed application, and pay all fees. Students should also supply previous transcripts and test scores, as well as meet with a counselor prior to their first registration in order to discuss program enrollment and curriculum.Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and is distributed based on need. Students must complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which is used to determine need and aid eligibility.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,500. 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: $580-$690
- Out-of-State: $5,500-$6,600
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $180-$210 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $380-$460 per credit 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||66%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||60%||$4,592|
|Receiving Student Loans||13%||$4,875|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Cape Cod Community College may provide services like:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
- Day care for children
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Massachusetts, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Cape Cod Community College||Barnstable County||Massachusetts|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1974)
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1970)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Massachusetts
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Cape Cod Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Cape Cod Community College.