Cape Fear Community College

Wilmington, NC 28401
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Cape Fear Community College is one of the sixty public 2-year colleges in North Carolina. The campus is located in an urban area, in Wilmington.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 8,317 students attend the school. Every year 25% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Cape Fear Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $2,432, and fees were $316. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,576 and $316 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students8,317
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 9 62
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 0
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 98.7%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
10/01/1993 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$76/credit
In State Students$76/credit
Out of State Students$268/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,420 $3,420 $12,060
ADN 70 $5,320 $5,320 $18,760
BSN 125 $9,500 $9,500 $33,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 63% of Cape Fear Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 47% $5,010
Other Federal Grant 1% $386
State Grant & Scholarships 19% $1,711
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 10% $1,358
Federal Student Loans 19% $5,030
Private Loans 1% $6,789

$8,955

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$7,995
$30,001 to $48,000$8,568
$48,001 to $75,000$9,339
$75,001 to $110,000$12,478
Over $110,000$13,434

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Student Population

8,317

Undergrads

0

Graduates

4,674

Women

3,643

Men

43%

Full-time

57%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
73%
Black/African American
11%
Hispanic
8%
Two or more races
5%
Asian
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Non-resident alien
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
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