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About CFCC

For more than six decades, Cape Fear Community College’s purpose has remained unchanged – to provide the Cape Fear region with accessible, quality education and world-class workforce-training opportunities.


Cape Fear Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Questions about the accreditation of Cape Fear Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website ( www.sacscoc.org ).

The statement of accreditation and a listing of select programs with individual accreditation status and certifications are also listed in the 2023-2024 CFCC Catalog and Student Handbook.

Learn more on accreditation

Mission, Vision, and Goals

Mission Statement
The mission of Cape Fear Community College is to provide high-quality, dynamic, innovative, educational, cultural, training and workforce development opportunities to individuals, businesses, and industries in New Hanover and Pender counties.
Vision Statement
Cape Fear Community College: A world-class college serving diverse communities, promoting excellence through innovation in education, and empowering students for life-long success.
1 Provide exceptional professional, technical, pre-baccalaureate, and life-long education.
2 Enhance the regional economy by providing training and educational programs that support a skilled workforce and are responsive to the needs of local employers.
3 Promote the region’s technological, cultural, and artistic development and civic involvement.
4 Support learning environments that celebrate and value diversity, inclusiveness, and respect, and encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all students, faculty, and staff.
5 Provide safe, well-maintained facilities and campuses that leverage industry-standard technologies to promote student learning and engagement.
6 Support and promote the holistic development of all learners’ personal abilities and well-being.

Approved by CFCC Board of Trustees November 14, 2018

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