SANFORD — Central Carolina Community College has set a new enrollment record.
A total of 5,924 students are currently enrolled for the start of the 2019-2020 school year, which is a 9.5 percent increase over the previous all-time high enrollment of 5,411 students in Fall 2009. The current enrollment is an 11.4 percent increase over last fall’s enrollment of 5,320 students.
“We are very pleased to serve as the education partner for these students — our students — as they progress toward their career goals,” said CCCC President Dr. Lisa M. Chapman. “CCCC believes in accessible, lifelong learning, and is proud to provide a first-class education for our communities, whose support is providing opportunities for so many. We are thankful to be the Community College for Chatham, Harnett, and Lee Counties.”
Ken Hoyle, CCCC Vice President of Student Services, noted of the record enrollment: “I am beyond pleased with how these numbers reflect so well and attribute it to the College’s reputation for a high quality education at a reasonable cost.”
Central Carolina Community College offers a wide variety of programs at its three campus locations and multiple instructional locations throughout Chatham, Harnett, and Lee Counties. Within these programs, students can earn associate degrees or college transfer credits, diplomas, or certificates. Some programs are offered entirely, or in part, via online distance education. CCCC also offers courses in such areas as Short-term Job Training, College & Career Readiness, Personal Interests, Business & Industry, and Emergency Services Training.