• North Carolina Community College System 

    The mission of the North Carolina Community College System is to open the door to high-quality, accessible educational opportunities that minimize barriers to post-secondary education, maximize student success, develop a globally and multi-culturally competent workforce, and improve the lives and well-being of individuals by providing:  
    • Education, training and retraining for the workforce including basic skills and literacy education, occupational and pre-baccalaureate programs.  
    • Support for economic development through services to and in partnership with business and industry and in collaboration with the University of North Carolina System and private colleges and universities.  
    • Services to communities and individuals which improve the quality of life. 
    The North Carolina Community College System has numerous campuses in which high school graduates can select to attend for a two-year degree or for two years and then transfer to a four-year college or university.  Please visit the following website to learn more about the system http://www.nccommunitycolleges.edu/.  Along the top toolbar, there is a link called "Find a College."  Here you can visit each location and review its academic offerings.