Alamance Community College

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School Overview

Founded in 1958, Alamance Community College was one of the first community colleges in North Carolina. Today, the college offers associates degree and certificate programs to over 5,000 students.

Alamance Community College offers academic programs in business, arts, and sciences, industrial technologies, and health and public services. The main campus is located in Graham.

General Information

Admission Office

Box 8000

Graham, NC 27253

(336) 506-4270

Fax: (336) 506-4264

Contact: Elizabeth Brehler

Director of Enrollment Management
Main Address

PO Box 8000

Graham, NC 27253

(336) 578-2002

Total undergrads: 5,483

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 699

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,596


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for Dental and Nursing. SAT or ACT score may waive required testing for placement.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Greenhouse Management C
Horticultural Services A,C
Horticulture Science A,C
Landscaping C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial Photography C
Music – General A,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Banking/Financial Services A
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Management Science A
Office Management A
Sales and Distribution A,C

Communications & Journalism

Advertising C

Communications Technologies

Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics C
Information Sciences/Systems A

Construction Trades

Carpentry C


Early Childhood Education A,C


Electrical/Communications Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance C
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Laboratory Assistance A
Medical Records Administration A
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C
Mechanics & Repair – General C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Law Enforcement Administration A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Alamance Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (336) 578-2002
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 1247 Jimmie Kerr Road, Graham, NC 27253-8000
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,328
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,621 (61% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,492
Out-of-state Tuition: $7,028
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 70%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,793

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Alamance Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Alamance Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 52
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 86
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 44
Education 41
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 86
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 75
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 33
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 42
Personal and Culinary Services 52
Precision Production 63
Science Technologies/Technicians 11
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 6241

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Alamance Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,492
Out-of-state $7,028
Books and supplies $3,114

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 262 70%
Grant or scholarship aid 254 68% $4,793
Student loan aid 5 1% $6,400

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,916 46% $3,795
Federal student loans 0 0% $0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Alamance Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Alamance Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Alamance Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 4,328
Undergraduate enrollment 4,328
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Alamance Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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