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Quick Facts

Cape Fear Community College compiles the latest data on its achievements, faculty, staff, and students each year. Please peruse the categories below to learn more about CFCC.
Student Enrollment (as of Oct. 1, 2021)
Students Type
12,687 Total unduplicated students
8,909 Unduplicated curriculum
3,822 Unduplicated Economic and Workforce Development Students

*Some students are enrolled in both curriculum and EWD courses.
*EWD includes Basic Skills Plus and Workforce Development
Source: Institutional Research Office

Curriculum Enrollment 2021
Student Type Percentage of Enrollment
Career and Technical Education 26.8%
University Transfer 50.4%
Dual Enrolled (CCP and Early College) 21.4%
General Education and Pre-Health Sciences 13.4%
Health and Human Services 6.4%
Special Credit/Life-long Learner 3.1%
No Primary Program 0.1%

There is overlap in the categories with dual enrollment.
Source: Institutional Research Office (by academic area)

Curriculum Completions
Credential Completions
Associate of Applied Science Degrees (AAS) 426
Associate General Education Degrees (AGE) 113
Associate – University Transfer Degrees (AA, AS, AE, AFA) 825
Total Degrees Awarded 1364
Certificates – Total 738
Diplomas – Total 229
Total Awards (all degrees, diplomas, and certificates) 2329

Source: CFCC Registrar 2020-2021 (Summer, Fall, Spring) Academic Year

Number of Curriculum Programs (Fall 2021)
Program Number
Associate in Arts (AA) 2
Associate in Fine Arts (AFA)(Music, Theatre, Visual Arts) 3
Associate in Science (AS) 1
Associate in Engineering (AE) 1
Associate in General Education Nursing 1
Associate in General Education (AGE) 1
Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 55
Diplomas 36
Certificates 118
Pathways College Transfer 9
Pathway Career & Technical Certificates 47

Source: Instructional Research Office, 2021

Online Learning – Distance Learning (2021)
  • 6,479 online courses
  • 1,157 students took at least one online course
  • 1,157 hybrid or blended sections

Source: Institutional Research Office (July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021)

Economic and Workforce Development Student Profile
Female 39.2%
Male 60.7%
Less than 18 2.5%
18-24 19.8%
25-44 48.7%
45-64 25.7%
65+ 3.2%
Age Unknown .1%

Source: Institutional Research Office

Curriculum Student Profile
Female 58.7%
Male 41.3%
Less than 18 21%
18-24 55.1%
25-44 20.6%
45-64 3.4%
65+ 0.3%

Source: Institutional Research Office

CFCC Employees, Full and Part-Time (Fall 2019)
Employee Type Number
Full-time Staff 330
Full-time Instructional Faculty 276
Part-time Staff 210
Part-time Instructional Faculty 384

(Staff includes executive, professional, secretarial/clerical, tech/para professional, service, skilled craft, and maintenance employees)

Source: Colleague Database

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