Colleges

Catawba College

Catawba College is a historic, private liberal arts school with a graduation-to-job rating of 98.5%, within a year of graduation. Well-known for its business, environmental, education, music, and theater programs, the student/faculty ratio is 12:1. The Center for the Environment is housed on campus. To learn more, contact Catawba College.

Livingstone College

Livingstone College is a private, historically black Christian college affiliated with the AME Zion Church. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges to award Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Fine Arts, and Bachelor of Social Work degree. To learn more, contact Livingstone College.

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (RCCC)

RCCC is a public community college offering associate degrees in more than 40 areas of study to 22,000 students. RCCC provides a foundation and transferable credits for students advancing to four-year colleges/ universities and helps adults receive additional training needed to start or change careers. To learn more, contact Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.

 

For the Business Community

Rowan Cabarrus Community College provides specialized training to support retention and recruitment of employees:

Rowan Cabarrus Community College, in partnership with the North Carolina Manufacturing Institute, offers workforce training. The community college provides manufacturing workforce with customized training programs to support regional business growth. Better Jobs for Better Lives is implemented by county leadership and economic development teams. This program can also be provided onsite for individual employer needs.  To learn more please contact Rowan County Economic Development.

Phone: 704.637.5526Website: rowanedc.com

Mitchell Community College

With a 150-year history of promoting education in Iredell County, Mitchell offers broad curriculum and continuing education classes, from the Fine Arts to Agribusiness Technology.

 

For the Business Community

Mitchell Community College provides specialized training to support retention and promote recruitment of employees:

Mitchell Community College, in partnership with the North Carolina Manufacturing Institute, offers workforce training. The community college provides manufacturing workforce with customized training programs to support regional business growth.  Better Jobs for Better Lives is implemented by county leadership and economic development teams.  This program can also be provided onsite to individual businesses/employers.

Davidson-Davie County Community College

The public community college awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in more than 50 programs. Credits transfer to the UNC System. To learn more, contact the college.

Hood Theological Seminary

A graduate and professional school that provides theological preparation for ministry in a diverse society. It is listed as Y the University Senate of the United Methodist Church as an approved graduate theological seminary where United Methodist ministerial candidates may be prepared for ordination. To learn more, contact the seminary.

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