Halifax Community College
Weldon, NC 27890

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,136
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Halifax Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Halifax Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,576 and in-state students paid $2,432.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$3,019
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$2,432
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$8,576
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 63% of Halifax Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 55% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,189 (which is 18.8% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Halifax Community College in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

$5,189
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
--
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
63%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Halifax Community College has enrolled a total of 1,136 students (560 students full-time and 576 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,136 students, 60 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 87 students for distance studies.

1,136
Total Enrollment
60
Transfers

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 50%

White: 41%

Hispanic: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Halifax Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 21% 388
Construction Trades 12% 228
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 8% 149
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 7% 124
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 6% 108
Education 4% 83
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 81
Precision Production 3% 62
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 3% 58
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 45

Graduation & Dropout Rates

23%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Halifax Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

11%
Still enrolled
51%
Dropout rate
14%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$17,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Halifax Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $17,900. Last year, out of the total 520 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 432 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 754 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 588 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $17,900 $22,700
Employment Rate 83% 78%
Total Graduates 520 754

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Halifax Community College.

Nash Community College
34.8 mile away
Martin Community College
50.2 mile away
Wilson Community College
50.5 mile away
Pitt Community College
61.7 mile away