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Stanly Community College Overview

Stanly Community College is a public institution located in Albemarle, North Carolina. The location of Stanly Technical College is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

What Is Stanly Community College Known For?

1,053 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Stanly Technical College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2019-2020 academic year, 27% of the faculty were full-time.

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Stanly Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Stanly Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Best Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Stanly Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Agricultural Economics Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Education Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Online Teacher Education Grade Specific Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Value Teacher Education Grade Specific Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Value Education Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Mental & Social Health Services Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#61 Most Popular Education Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Most Popular Teacher Education Grade Specific Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Stanly Technical College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#15 Best Teaching Schools Teaching Degree Search
#15 Best Early Childhood Education Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#20 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#22 Best Education Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#40 Best Value Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific College Factual
#44 Best Value Colleges for Education College Factual

Where Is Stanly Community College?


Contact details for Stanly Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 141 College Drive, Albemarle, NC 28001
Phone: 704-982-0121

How Do I Get Into Stanly Technical College?

You can apply to Stanly Technical College online at:

Stanly 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 Stanly Community College?

Stanly Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

449 Full-Time Undergraduates
74% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,432 undergraduate students at Stanly Technical College, with 449 being full-time and 1,983 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 449 full-time undergraduates at Stanly Technical College, 26% are male and 74% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 69
Hispanic or Latino 28
White 294
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 42

Online Learning at Stanly Community College

1,914 Took All Classes Online
2,245 Took At Least One Class Online
9.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,245 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Stanly Technical College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 25th 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 Stanly Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Stanly Community College was 9.0%. This is the #771 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Stanly Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Stanly Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 59%
Agricultural Economics & Business 80%
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 80%
Business Administration & Management 75%
Business, Management & Marketing 72%
Computer & Information Sciences 50%
Computer Information Systems 50%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 58%
Education 56%
Educational Administration 71%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 89%
Health Professions 30%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 58%
Human Development & Family Studies 89%
Mental & Social Health Services 63%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 43%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Stanly Technical College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Stanly Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Mental & Social Health Services #124
Teacher Education Grade Specific #303
Accounting #454
Criminal Justice & Corrections #458
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #475
Liberal Arts General Studies #475

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%.

Stanly Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 150 0 150
Human Development & Family Studies 117 0 0 117
Business Administration & Management 86 17 5 108
Teacher Education Grade Specific 35 38 16 89
Criminal Justice & Corrections 64 24 1 89
Mental & Social Health Services 40 31 15 86
Educational Administration 76 0 0 76
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 33 12 18 63
Computer Information Systems 37 6 5 48
Nursing 0 20 12 32
Design & Applied Arts 26 3 3 32
Precision Metal Working 21 3 3 27
Accounting 6 10 6 22
Allied Health Professions 0 20 0 20
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 15 0 3 18
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 12 0 3 15
Ground Transportation 14 0 0 14
Electronics Engineering Technology 3 10 0 13
Agricultural Economics & Business 9 0 1 10
Computer Engineering Technology 0 8 0 8
Cosmetology 0 1 6 7
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 5 0 5
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 4 0 4
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 594 362 97 1,053


*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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