What We Offer

With 58 community colleges across the state and hundreds of program areas, there’s no limit to what you can learn as a student within the NC Community College System.

Explore Our Programs

Achieve your career goals on your schedule, for less money, as a community college student.

Get a headstart on your college education, level up in your career, or train to re-enter the workforce. We offer high-quality educational opportunities for you to do what you love, earn a sustainable income, and continue to drive North Carolina’s success.


Nearly every North Carolina resident can drive to their nearest community college in 30 minutes or less.


North Carolina community colleges can help you meet just about any career or educational goal.

See where you can go with the NC Community College System.Find Your Local College
Combined Course Library

Combined Course Library

Search our internal library of curriculum and workforce continuing education courses.

Virtual Learning Community (VLC)

Virtual Learning Community (VLC)

Access online course content and support services for distance learning and eLearning.


“My experience at Surry Community College couldn’t have been better. At graduation, I was very confident the classes provided me with the base to succeed in the industry.”

– Chris Habershaw

Viticulture and Enology Technology Graduate

Surry Community College

“The hands-on learning and small classes were and still are incredibly beneficial. I feel like I learned how to be a professional within the industry.”

– Mary Dalcourt

Equine Technology Graduate

Martin Community College

“Gaston College helped me overcome the fears and insecurities of being a ‘non-traditional’ working adult student, and the Medical Assisting program continues to heighten my passion to help persons with their medical needs.”

– Keisha Cook

Medical Assisting Student

Gaston College


Earn an income while you learn with ApprenticeshipNC, an initiative that provides on-the-job training and educational opportunities to jumpstart your career.

Workforce Continuing Education

Get accelerated occupational training to enter the workforce in a new field or enhance your skill set in your current career.

Adult Basic Education

Complete your high school degree, improve your understanding of core subjects, or learn English as a second language with programs designed for adult learners.

Career and Technical Education

Get a jumpstart on your career with this dual enrollment pathway for high schoolers to take tuition-free college courses that prepare you to earn certificates, diplomas or workforce credentials.

Career and College Promise

Earn tuition-free course credits as a high school student that can lead you to a four-year university or workforce credential through our Career & College Promise program.

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