Sampson Community College
Clinton, NC 28328-0318

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,295
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 9:1
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
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
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
No
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Sampson 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

In 2016-2017 academic year, Sampson Community College's tuition was $2,432 for all students regardless of residency (39.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year public institution)

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

$7,696
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$2,432
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,038
$2,432
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,038
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 63% of Sampson Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 41% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,990 (which is 14.2% above the national average.)

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

$4,990
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%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Sampson Community College has enrolled a total of 1,295 students (460 students full-time and 835 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,295 students, 40 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 33% men and 67% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 160 students for distance studies.

1,295
Total Enrollment
40
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 50%

Hispanic: 23%

Black/African American: 20%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Sampson 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
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 19% 222
Health Professions And Related Programs 15% 174
Education 9% 100
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 8% 96
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 7% 86
Precision Production 6% 65
Personal And Culinary Services 5% 62
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 5% 60
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 4% 47
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 4% 47

Graduation & Dropout Rates

27%
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 Sampson 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
18%
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

$19,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Sampson Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $19,600. Last year, out of the total 403 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 318 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 562 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 427 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $19,600 $23,600
Employment Rate 79% 76%
Total Graduates 403 562

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

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

Bladen Community College
31.8 mile away
Wayne Community College
36.9 mile away
Robeson Community College
42.6 mile away
Lenoir Community College
47.7 mile away