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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is a public institution situated in Salisbury, North Carolina. The suburban atmosphere of Salisbury makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

370 Undergraduate Degrees

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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#86 Most Popular Computer Science Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Rowan-Cabarrus Community College?

Location of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Contact details for Rowan-Cabarrus Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1333 Jake Alexander Blvd, South, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone: 704-216-7222

How Do I Get Into Rowan-Cabarrus Community College?

You can apply to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College online at:

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Rowan-Cabarrus Community College?

26.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, approximately 0% of students took out student loans averaging $2,479 a year. That adds up to $9,916 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is 26.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,517 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,379 undergraduate students at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, with 1,517 being full-time and 4,862 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,517 full-time undergraduates at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 40
Black or African American 229
Hispanic or Latino 246
White 881
International Students 23
Other Races/Ethnicities 98

Online Learning at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

1,856 Took All Classes Online
3,823 Took At Least One Class Online
14.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,823 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 4th most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College was 14.5%. This is the #747 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 76%
Information Technology 76%

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Information Technology 309 29 32 370
TOTAL 309 29 32 370


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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