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Tri County Community College

Murphy, North Carolina

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Overview

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962
Tri County Community College overview
Location Murphy, North Carolina
Online tricountycc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Remote Rural
Tri County Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Tri-County Community College (TCCC) is a public, two-year educational institution located in the rural setting of Murphy, North Carolina. Founded in 1964, TCCC serves the southwestern region of North Carolina, providing a range of associate degree programs, diplomas, and certificates across various fields of study, with a particular focus on vocational and technical education. The college does not provide on-campus housing but emphasizes accessibility to education through both traditional and online courses, catering to a diverse student body, including adult learners and dual-enrollment high school students. While TCCC maintains an open admissions policy, encompassing a non-selective enrollment process, it is known for specific academic programs such as nursing, automotive systems technology, and cosmetology. The campus atmosphere is centered on academic achievement and workforce development, without a significant emphasis on intercollegiate athletics. Located near the Appalachian Mountains, students at TCCC can enjoy the surrounding natural scenery while engaging in their academic pursuits.

Tri County Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  355 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 607 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $2,304 plus fees of $59.

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Annual Cost to Attend

North Carolina Resident Tuition

$2,304
In State Costs for Tri County Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,035
Other Fees$59
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,373
Budget for Other Expenses$5,531
Total One Year Cost$16,302

Out of State Resident Tuition

$8,448
Out of State Costs for Tri County Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,035
Other Fees$59
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,373
Budget for Other Expenses$5,531
Total One Year Cost$22,446

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years

$23,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

Data Not Available

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Tri County Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 32%
Health Professions 25%
Business 13%
Precision Production Trades 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 5%

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