Nash Community College

Nash Community College does not unlawfully discriminate in offering equal access to its educational programs and activities or with respect to employment terms and conditions on the basis of an individual’s race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, disability, age, religion, or veteran status. 

Over 12,000 citizens participated in programs at Nash Community College during the 2013-2014 school year.

The College is located on 111 acres midway between Nashville and Rocky Mount, North Carolina, less than a mile off U.S. Highway 64 Bypass and US Interstate 95. While the primary service area is Nash County, the convenient location attracts students from the surrounding counties of Franklin, Wake, Wilson, and Halifax.

Modern buildings including the Continuing Education and Public Services Building, Science and Technology Center, the Business and Industry Center and a five-star rated Child Development Center comprise the campus physical plant. 

As a comprehensive community college, 99 academic programs are offered, many of which lead to a degree, diploma or certificate. Included are two-year technical and college transfer programs which give the students the knowledge and expertise required for challenging careers or successful transfer to four-year colleges or universities.

Vocational, occupational, business, and industry related programs are offered which prepare students for jobs and provide a skilled workforce for the area. Additionally, the College offers Adult Basic Education, High School Equivalency and adult high school to meet the diverse needs of the citizenry in Nash County and surrounding area.

Community Report 2015-2016

2016-2017 Board of Trustees

Samuel Dickens, III, Chair
Rocky Mount

Paul S. Jaber, Vice Chair
Rocky Mount

Katherine Wiggins Fisher
Rocky Mount

C. E. (Sonny) Foster
Rocky Mount

William M. Marshburn
Rocky Mount

James Mercer

J. Wayne Outlaw
Rocky Mount

Danny Tyson
Spring Hope


Mary P. Wells
Rocky Mount

Dr. Robert E. Zipf, Jr.
Rocky Mount




2014-2015 Demographics

Gender Total Students: 58% female; 42% male

Enrollment: For the 2014-15 academic year, NCC served 11,492 students for various educational opportunities. Curriculum programs had 5,043 students and Continuing Education enrolled 6,449.

Student Geographic Origin

  • 60% Reside in Nash County
  • 35% Reside in adjacent counties (Edgecombe, Halifax, Wake & Wilson)
  • 5% Reside in other counties

Degrees and Programs
86 degree, diploma, or certificate programs as well as Continuing Education options

College Program Graduates: 557

College Program Graduates: 599


College Program Graduates: 600

College Program Graduates: 726

Unique Career Options
Culinary, Biotechnology, Law Enforcement, Truck Driving, Electric Lineman, Machining, Advertising & Graphic Design, Medical Assisting.