Nash Community College522 N Old Carriage Rd, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Mission StatementNash Community Colleges mission is to provide an affordable educational environment which prepares students for college transfer and rewarding careers. Through high quality instruction, technology, workforce development, and community partnerships, Nash Community College provides lifelong learning opportunities to individuals, communities, and organizations.About UsNash Community College, a public comprehensive educational institution with an open-door admissions policy, was founded in 1967. The College's mission is to provide an affordable educational environment which prepares students for college transfer and rewarding careers. Through teaching excellence, high quality instruction, technology, and work force development, Nash Community College provides life-long learning opportunities to individuals, communities, and organizations. These opportunities are accessible to all individuals regardless of age, sex, color, socio-economic status, ethnicity, race, national origin, religion, or disability.Over 12,000 citizens participated in programs at Nash Community College during the 2007-2008 school year.The College is located on 86 acres midway between Nashville and Rocky Mount, North Carolina, less than a mile off U.S. Highway 64 Bypass and US Interstate 95. While the primary service area is Nash County, the convenient location attracts students from the surrounding counties of Franklin, Wake, Wilson, and Halifax.Modern buildings including the Science and Technology Center, the Business and Industry Center and a four star rated Child Development Center comprise the campus physical plant.As a comprehensive community college, over 80 academic programs are offered, many of which lead to a degree, diploma or certificate. Included are two-year technical and college transfer programs which give the students the knowledge and expertise required for challenging careers or successful transfer to four-year colleges or universities.Vocational, occupational, business, and industry related programs are offered which prepare students for jobs and provide a skilled workforce for the area. Additionally, the College offers Adult Basic Education, GED and adult high school to meet the diverse needs of the citizenry in Nash County and surrounding area.