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Facts & Figures

Benefits of Choosing CFCC as the First Step

  • A smooth transition to UNC institutions
    • 2 years at CFCC + 2 years institution = a 4-year degree
    • A choice of 25 transfer programs
    • A choice of 300 transfer courses (dependingĀ on program)
  • Small class sizes-generally 30 students or fewer
  • Conveniently located
    • Wilmington Campus
    • North Campus
    • Burgaw Campus
    • Surf City Campus
  • Affordable tuition
  • Free tutoring
    • One-on-one
    • Group
  • Free access to computers
  • Study and test-taking workshops
  • Different methods of class delivery
    • Traditional classes (face-to-face)
    • Hybrid classes (part online and part face-to-face)
    • Internet classes (online courses)
  • Foundational instruction
  • Caring, dedicated faculty
  • Personal academic advisors
  • College Day–UNC representatives to speak to CFCC transfers
  • Unique access to UNCW
    • UNCW admissions and academic advisors on CFCC campus once each month (fall and spring)
    • Special visits from UNCW’s School of Education representatives
  • Student Recognition Ceremony
  • Diverse student body (students from 21 countries)
  • Financial aid
  • Advising Center open during the summer and limited times during the fall and/or spring
  • A two-week Advisement Period, fall and spring

Dedicated Faculty

The transfer faculty, composed of 192 members, are from culturally diverse backgrounds:

  • Holders of masters degrees; approximately 10% doctoral-level degrees.
  • Graduates of prestigious universities such as Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill, Texas A&M, University of Guam, and Columbia University.
  • Published authors of texts, fiction and non-fiction, poetry, and scholarly articles and games.
  • Specialists in developmental education.
  • Accomplished composers, musicians, and artists.
  • Academic advisors and advisors to clubs and other organizations.
  • Community activists who volunteer time to judge high school senior projects, participate in Literacy Council spelling bees, promote cultural events and charitable fund-raising, provide service to victims of domestic violence or others in need.
  • People who are accessible, friendly, and caring.

Student Profile & Other Facts

Transfer students range in age from 16 to 69. The average age is 23.

  • The primary transfer institution is UNC-Wilmington, which is about seven miles from either campus. The two largest programs are the Associate in Arts: General Studies and the Associate in Science: General Studies. They are followed by the Business Administration, Psychology, Business Education/Marketing Education, and Elementary Education. Statistics show that students who complete their two-year degree at CFCC outperform students who transfer without a degree.
  • Of our Fall 2009 transfer graduates, 59% posted a 3.0 or better grade-point average.


Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 362-7000

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429
(910) 362-7700

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425
(910) 362-7900

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Accessibility Services

Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.