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Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is a public institution located in Salisbury, North Carolina. Salisbury is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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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.

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
#2 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#104 Best Value Colleges for Computer Information Systems College Factual

Where Is 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. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Rowan-Cabarrus Community College?

1% Take Out Loans
18.6% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $6,703 a year. That adds up to $26,812 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is 18.6%. 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

2,143 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,109 undergraduate students at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, with 2,143 being full-time and 4,966 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,143 full-time undergraduates at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College, 39% are male and 61% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 33
Black or African American 394
Hispanic or Latino 347
White 1,190
International Students 30
Other Races/Ethnicities 149

Online Learning at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

3,050 Took All Classes Online
5,075 Took At Least One Class Online
25.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 5,075 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 2019-2020.

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 25.8%. This is the #691 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 table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Information Technology #91
Computer Information Systems #159

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.

Information Technology 0


*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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