Rockingham Community College

Wentworth, NC 27375

Rockingham Community College (RCC) is located in Wentworth, North Carolina and is a part of the North Carolina Community College System. RCC was established back in 1966 and it now serves over 2200 students. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. There are various academic programs at this school that will allow students to earn associate’s degrees, diplomas, and certificates. RCC has many transfer options for students who want to move on to four-year universities once their academic needs have been met at the community college level. With many robust educational options to consider, this is a perfect college for anyone in the community.

The RCC nursing program gives students in the area a chance to pursue associate’s degrees in nursing. This program also has an LPN-to-ADN option for students who qualify. Those who are looking for a comprehensive nursing education will be able to find it at RCC. Graduates of the RCC nursing program go on to find jobs in their field very quickly and have had great success on the NCLEX-RN licensure exam.


Campus LocaleDistant Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 15
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 10
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.7%
  • NCLEX-PN: 90.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1968 - Current



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, 71% of Rockingham 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 57% $4,121
Other Federal Grant 3% $146
State Grant & Scholarships 26% $1,771
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 16% $1,340
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- $3,000


Average Net Price/year
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$4,676
$30,001 to $48,000$6,009
$48,001 to $75,000$7,044
$75,001 to $110,000$7,407
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Road
Wentworth, NC 27375

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