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Cape Fear Community College (CFCC)

411 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC

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Focused on helping the students reach their professional and academic goals, Cape Fear Community College has been providing exceptional education and job training for its students since 1958. The CFCC campus at Wilmington is located at 411 North front Street Wilmington, NC 28401.

CFCC caters to wide range of students from those who would like to earn initial credits for a four-year Bachelor’s degree to those who wish to enhance their skills for a professional career. This college offers Curriculum and Continuing Education programs.

Under the Curriculum programs are Credit courses (Certificate, Diploma and Associate degree), College transfer, and Technical and Vocational programs. Students enrolled in transfer programs can easily transfer to UNC institutions including UNC-Wilmington, UNC Pembroke and UNC-Greensboro upon finishing their course.

On the other hand, students of the Continuing Education program are given the opportunity to take non-credit courses for professional development or personal enrichment; Adult High School, GED and English as a Second Language programs; and Small Business Center seminars and customized training.

CFCC is a constituent of the North Carolina Community College System and it has been accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Selected programs offered in this college certified by the appropriate accrediting bodies are Nursing, Criminal justice Technology, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Medical Sonography, Occupational therapy Assistant, Pharmacy Technology, Phlebotomy and Practical Nursing.

In order to meet the diverse educational needs of the students, CFCC utilize different methods of class delivery. Students can choose to take traditional, hybrid or internet classes at their own convenience. Other services available for students are free tutoring, free computer access and study workshops.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,300. 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

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $2,400-$2,900
    • Out-of-State: $8,600-$10,290
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $76-$91 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $270-$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 Aid67%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships67%$4,239
Receiving Student Loans26%$5,748
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Cape Fear Community College may provide student services like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Helping students find work after graduation

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 North Carolina, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 CFCCNew Hanover CountyNorth Carolina
Graduation Rate14.1%-20.3%
Transfer-out Rate24.1%-19.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1993)
  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1999)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program
    • Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1999)
  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 2002)
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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.

Get more information about the programs offered by Cape Fear 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,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

Precision Production

Science Technology

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
67%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,593