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Edgecombe Community College

Tarboro, North Carolina

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Overview

Enrollment

1,508
Edgecombe Community College overview
Location Tarboro, North Carolina
Online edgecombe.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Edgecombe Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Edgecombe Community College, established in 1967, is a public, two-year institution located in Tarboro, North Carolina, a town with a rich historical backdrop approximately 72 miles east of the state capital, Raleigh. Nestled in a serene, rural setting, the college offers a range of degree and certificate programs with particular strengths in health sciences and industrial technologies. Although a predominantly commuter college, it facilitates a conducive learning environment through its small class sizes and easy access to faculty. Edgecombe Community College is characterized by an open admissions policy, welcoming a diverse student body seeking educational advancement or workforce ready skills. It does not offer on-campus housing. Emphasizing hands-on learning and practical training, the college serves as a pivotal educational resource in the Edgecombe County area, contributing to the local workforce and community development.

Edgecombe Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  307 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,201 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $2,432 plus fees of $208.

Edgecombe Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

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Annual Cost to Attend

North Carolina Resident Tuition

$2,432
In State Costs for Edgecombe Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,250
Other Fees$208
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,584
Budget for Other Expenses$5,313
Total One Year Cost$17,787

Out of State Resident Tuition

$8,576
Out of State Costs for Edgecombe Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,250
Other Fees$208
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,584
Budget for Other Expenses$5,313
Total One Year Cost$23,931

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years

$27,100 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

Data Not Available

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Edgecombe Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 40%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 13%
Education 12%
Business 11%
Mechanic and Repair Technologies 6%

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