Cape Cod Community College
Cape Cod Community College was established in 1961, and is located in West Barnstable, Massachusetts. The college has graduated over 250,000 students since it was established to deliver quality education to residents of Cape Cod, the Canal Region, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, and Greater Plymouth. Cape Cod Community College enrolls an average of 8000 students each year.
If you are considering enrolling at Cape Cod Community College, there are various courses that you can choose from in a wide range of study areas. CCCC offers 25 associate in arts degrees, 17 associate in science degrees, and 42 different career certificates. Associate Degree programs include Communication, Computer Science, Education, Environmental Studies, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, History, Liberal Arts, Mass Communication, Music, Political Science, Public Relations, Visual Arts, Criminal Justice, Environmental Technology, Information Technology, Nursing, Dental Hygiene, and more.
Meanwhile, Certificate Programs offered by Cape Cod Community College include Bookkeeping Clerk, Computerized Accounting, Diagnostic Technician, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Medical Interpreter, Paramedic, Customer Service, Construction Technology, Culinary Arts, Landscape Construction, Graphic Design, Programming/Computer Science, IT-Networking, IT-Web Site Design, and many more.
You may also be looking for advanced degree programs, and Cape Cod Community College offers several programs in partnership with universities and institutions so you can continue your education after earning your associate's degree at CCCC. Bachelors Programs offered with the University of Massachusetts include Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, Bachelor in Science in General Business Administration, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Masters Programs offered include Masters in Clinical Social work, Educational Leadership, Special Education, Early Childhood Education Counseling Psychology, and Business Administration, among others. Partner universities include Boston University, Bridgewater State University, Lesley University, and University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.
Various payment and financial aid options are made available to students who qualify. Prospective and current students of Cape Cod Community College can make appointments with the Financial Aid staff to
find out if there are any scholarships, grants, and other types of financial aid they are eligible for. Types of Federal Aid include the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work Study, Federal Direct Loan, Mass Grant, MA Access Grant, MA Need-based Tuition Waiver, etc.
Cape Cod Community College also has scholarship grants of its own, including the CCCC Gap Fund, the CCCC Whitehouse Grant, and the CCCC Educational Foundation Scholarships. The Cape Cod Community College Educational Foundation, a non-profit institution, is also on-hand to raise funds and support various projects for the College, as well as award scholarships to deserving students.
Being a student at Cape Cod Community College isn't just all about academics. There are also various extra-curricular programs that one can get involved in, and information can be obtained through the Student Life and Co-Curricular Programs Office. Students can participate in various clubs and organizations on-campus, such as the CCCC Young Professionals, Caritas, Choral Club, Dance Club, S.T.E.M. Club, Student Senate, Unity Student Coalition, etc. The Student Life and Co-Curricular Programs Office is also where students can obtain information on housing options around the community, as the college does not provide campus housing.