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Community colleges can apply for Finish Line Grants to help students

Community colleges and local workforce development boards may jointly apply to administer Finish Line Grants to help college students who face unforeseen financial emergencies complete their training.

2018 System Conference

Register for the October 7-9 System Conference

Join us for year's conference at the Raleigh Convention Center.

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Strategic plan will guide NC Community College System through 2022

The State Board of Community Colleges has adopted a strategic plan to guide the NC Community College System through 2022. The plan is aimed at improving how community colleges provide high quality, accessible educational opportunities to North Carolinians.

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Businesses, employees win with apprenticeships

Apprenticeship helps workers learn specialized skills needed in today's economy. And it allows businesses to create flexible and effective training and hiring solutions that work for their industry.

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MyFutureNC to develop statewide attainment goal, education plan

The leaders of North Carolina’s public education systems have partnered to create myFutureNC, a new statewide commission on educational attainment.

About Us

Mission & History

The mission of the North Carolina Community College System is to open the door to high-quality, accessible educational opportunities that minimize barriers to post-secondary education, maximize student success, develop a globally and multi-culturally competent workforce, and improve the lives and well-being of individuals by providing...

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

The State Board of Community Colleges has adopted a strategic plan to guide the North Carolina Community College System through 2022.

Titled “Putting Education to Work,” the plan is aimed at improving how community colleges provide high quality, accessible educational opportunities to North Carolinians.

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Guide to Educational Opportunities

The System Catalog is your guide to educational opportunities in the NC Community College System.

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Economic Development

The Economic Development team provides education, training, and support services for new, expanding, and existing business and industry in all 100 North Carolina counties through our network of 58 community colleges. Additional resources and information are available directly through each service area:

Analytics and Reporting

Proprietary Schools

Board of Post-Secondary Credentials

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Student Success Center

The NC Student Success Center serves as a resource hub for shared learning, technical assistance, idea generation, and policy advocacy for all 58 colleges to advance, scale, and sustain state-wide student success and completion efforts.

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Success Stories

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