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Facts & Figures

Benefits of Choosing CFCC as the First Step

  • A smooth transition to UNC institutions
    • 2 years at CFCC + 2 years institution = a 4-year degree
    • A choice of 25 transfer programs
    • A choice of 300 tramsfer courses (dependingĀ on program)
  • Small class sizes-generally 30 students or fewer
  • Conveniently located
    • Wilmington Campus
    • North Campus
    • Burgaw Campus
  • Affordable tuition
  • Free tutoring
    • One-on-one
    • Group
  • Free access to computers
  • Study and test-taking workshops
  • Different methods of class delivery
    • Traditional classes (face-to-face)
    • Hybrid classes (part online and part face-to-face)
    • Internet classes (online courses)
  • Foundational instruction
  • Caring, dedicated faculty
  • Personal academic advisors
  • College Day–UNC representatives to speak to CFCC transfers
  • Unique access to UNCW
    • UNCW admissions and academic advisors on CFCC campus once each month (fall and spring)
    • Special visits from UNCW’s School of Education representatives
  • Student Recognition Ceremony
  • Diverse student body (students from 21 countries)
  • Financial aid
  • Advising Center open during the summer and limited times during the fall and/or spring
  • A two-week Advisement Period, fall and spring

Dedicated Faculty

The transfer faculty, composed of 192 members, are from culturally diverse backgrounds:

  • Holders of masters degrees; approximately 10% doctoral-level degrees.
  • Graduates of prestigious universities such as Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill, Texas A&M, University of Guam, and Columbia University.
  • Published authors of texts, fiction and non-fiction, poetry, and scholarly articles and games.
  • Specialists in developmental education.
  • Accomplished composers, musicians, and artists.
  • Academic advisors and advisors to clubs and other organizations.
  • Community activists who volunteer time to judge high school senior projects, participate in Literacy Council spelling bees, promote cultural events and charitable fund-raising, provide service to victims of domestic violence or others in need.
  • People who are accessible, friendly, and caring.

Student Profile & Other Facts

Transfer students range in age from 16 to 69. The average age is 23.

  • The primary transfer institution is UNC-Wilmington, which is about seven miles from either campus. The two largest programs are the Associate in Arts: General Studies and the Associate in Science: General Studies. They are followed by the Business Administration, Psychology, Business Education/Marketing Education, and Elementary Education. Statistics show that students who complete their two-year degree at CFCC outperform students who transfer without a degree.
  • Of our Fall 2009 transfer graduates, 59% posted a 3.0 or better grade-point average.


Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Accessibility Services

Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.