The Tri-County Community College (TCCC) was established in 1964 and currently has three campuses in North Carolina – the Main Campus in Murphy, the Graham County Center in Robbinsville and the Cherokee County Center of Applied Technology in Marble.
With a mission to engage you in learning and help you succeed, they accomplish their mission through innovative and effective learning, efficient learning environments and strong local and regional partnerships.
TCCC offers programs of study in various disciplines ranging from accounting, business administration and automotive systems to computer information technology, cosmetology and electrical engineering technology. TCCC awards certificates, diplomas, associate in arts and science degrees and associate in general education degree. Credits earned in any of the certificate programs can be applied to a degree if you choose to continue your education.
The student life here involves more than just textbooks and classrooms. There are many clubs and organizations at TCCC that allow you to collaborate on community projects and have fun connecting with friends.
Student focused counseling services are available at TCCC to address any problems that interfere with your coursework. To remove any financial barriers that are in way of your education, financial aid is available at TCCC.
TCCC is committed to give you a high quality education that is affordable and accessible to you.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,200. 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-$2,800
- 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||89%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||88%||$4,895|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Tri-County Community College may provide services to students including:
- Distance learning
- Classes offered on nights and weekends
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
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.
|Tri-County Community College||Cherokee County||North Carolina|
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 Tri-County 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
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Tri-County Community College.
- Southwestern Community College in Sylva, NC (54 miles away)
- Haywood Community College in Clyde, NC (74 miles away)
- Georgia Highlands College in Rome, GA (88 miles away)
- Atlanta Metropolitan College in Atlanta, GA (94 miles away)
- Asheville - Buncombe Technical Community College in Asheville, NC (94 miles away)