Rockingham Community College
Wentworth, NC 27375-0038

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,779
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 12:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Rockingham 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

Rockingham Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $6,432 and in-state students paid $1,824.

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

$6,714
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$1,824
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$6,432
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 76% of Rockingham Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 60% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,720 (which is 8.1% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Rockingham 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.)

$4,720
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
--
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
76%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Rockingham Community College has enrolled a total of 1,779 students (668 students full-time and 1,111 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,779 students, 73 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 165 students for distance studies.

1,779
Total Enrollment
73
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 71%

Black/African American: 16%

Hispanic: 7%

Two or more races: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Rockingham 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 22% 276
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 18% 220
Precision Production 9% 113
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 7% 87
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 7% 85
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 60
Construction Trades 3% 35
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 34
Personal And Culinary Services 3% 32
Education 2% 24

Graduation & Dropout Rates

21%
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 Rockingham Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

9%
Still enrolled
47%
Dropout rate
22%
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

$22,300
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Rockingham Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,300. Last year, out of the total 552 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 480 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 674 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 526 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,300 $26,900
Employment Rate 87% 78%
Total Graduates 552 674

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

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

Surry Community College
53.3 mile away