Nash Community College, a public comprehensive educational institution with an open-door admissions policy, was founded in 1967. Nash Community College’s mission is to provide an educational environment preparing students for successful college transfer and rewarding careers. Through quality instruction and services, technology, work force development, research, and community partnerships, Nash Community College fosters lifelong learning opportunities for individuals, communities, and organizations. These opportunities are accessible to all individuals regardless of age, sex, color, socio-economic status, ethnicity, race, national origin, religion, or disability.
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 Science and Technology Center, the Business and Industry Center and a five-star rated Child Development Center comprise the campus physical plant. The Continuing Education and Public Services building is scheduled to open in Fall 2015 and includes a clean room training lab, a forensics lab, and an 8-lane firing range.
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.
Gender Total Students: 50% female; 50% male
Enrollment: For the 2011-12 academic year, NCC served 11,678 students for various educational opportunities. Curriculum programs had 4,888 students and Continuing Education enrolled 7,230.
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: 357
AHS/GED Graduates: 165
College Program Graduates: 440
AHS/GED Graduates: 161
College Program Graduates: 408
AHS/GED Graduates: 119
College Program Graduates: 557
AHS/GED Graduates: 99
Unique Career Options
Culinary, Biotechnology, Law Enforcement, Truck Driving, Electric Lineman, Machining, Advertising & Graphic Design, Medical Assisting.
PO Box 7488
522 North Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Fax - 252-451-8401
Continuing Education Fax 252-451-8451