Community College System Office

The NC Community College System provides high-quality, accessible educational opportunities that minimize barriers to post-secondary education. The System works to develop a globally and multi-culturally competent workforce, and improves the lives and well-being of individuals by providing: education, training and retraining for the workforce. This includes basic skills and literacy education, occupational and pre-baccalaureate programs.

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200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603




The NC Community College System reaches 700,000 students annually at 58 colleges across North Carolina. The colleges offer flexible, affordable and accessible educational options, including college-transfer programs, short-term workforce training, basic skills instruction, dual enrollment for high school students, career and technical education and apprenticeships. Customized job training programs developed by the colleges serve 38,000 workers at more than 1,000 companies annually. Small Business Centers at community colleges help start 700 new businesses a year in North Carolina. The system is the third largest in the United States, with more than 275 programs of study aimed at preparing North Carolina residents for the workforce.

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