Cape Fear Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

411 North Front Street

Wilmington, NC 28401-3910

(910) 362-7557

Fax: (910) 362-7080

Contact: Linda Kasyan

Director of Enrollment Management
Main Address

411 North Front Street

Wilmington, NC 28401-3910

(910) 362-7000

Total undergrads: 8,993

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 386

Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,159


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for health science programs: Psychological Services Bureau Examination and interview required.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Landscaping A

Architecture & Related Programs

City/Community/Regional Planning A
Interior Architecture A
Landscape Architecture A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Film Production/Cinematography A
Interior Design A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Executive Assistant A
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Hotel/Motel Management A,C
Real Estate C
Restaurant/Food Services Management A,C
Taxation C

Computer & Information Sciences

Information Technology A,C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Construction Site Management A
Electrician A,C


Education – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Computer Systems A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Electromechanical Technologies C
Instrumentation Technology A
Mechanical Engineering Technology A,C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Institutional Food Production A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Pharmacy Assistance C

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A
Diesel Mechanics C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Marine Maintenance/Ship Repair C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Aesthetics/Skin Care C
Beauty Salon Management C
Cosmetic Services C
Cosmetology A,C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C
Facial Treatments C
Food Prep/Professional Cooking C
Hair Styling/Design C
Manicure/Nails C
Personal & Culinary Services – General A,C
Restaurant/Catering Management A,C

Physical Sciences

Oceanography A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology A,C
Welding Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

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.

Cape Fear Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (910) 362-7000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 411 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401-3910
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 8,629
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 4,013 (47% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,748
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,892
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 60%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $4,924

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

Cape Fear Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Cape Fear Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 64
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 31
Construction Trades 72
Education 21
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 106
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 22
Health Professions and Related Programs 1113
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 44
Legal Professions and Studies 21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 92
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Personal and Culinary Services 83
Precision Production 41
Science Technologies/Technicians 2
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 32
Grand total 7449

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Cape Fear 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 $2,748
Out-of-state $8,892
Books and supplies $1,600

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 549 60%
Grant or scholarship aid 531 58% $4,924
Student loan aid 107 12% $5,692

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,917 47% $3,545
Federal student loans 950 11% $5,550

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Cape Fear 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 Cape Fear 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

Cape Fear Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 8,629
Undergraduate enrollment 8,629
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

Cape Fear Community College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*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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