Cape Fear Community College

Wilmington, NC

Cape Fear Community College

Company Overview

Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) is the 6th largest community college within the North Carolina Community College System, with over 23,000 students enrolling in classes annually. Founded in 1958, CFCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Located in historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina, the main CFCC campus sits along the banks of the Cape Fear River. CFCC has a satellite campus in Castle Hayne, as well as centers in Burgaw and Surf City.

All four of CFCC's campuses are located minutes from several area beaches.

What CFCC Offers

With more than 200 academic programs, CFCC students can opt to train for a new career in one of the college s career and technical programs or earn a two-year college transfer degree.

CFCC also offers an array of continuing education classes for lifelong learning and workforce development, as well as free courses in adult education, basic skills, and GED test preparation. Construction trades, power line technician, and Yamaha marine service technician are among the division s new workforce development programs. And to entrepreneurs and small businesses, the Small Business Center serves as a resource for free seminars and free business counseling services.

Added Benefits

In 2015, CFCC opened the Wilson Center, a 1,500-seat performance hall, a studio theater, art and music studios, classrooms, and more. While the Wilson Center is the largest and most technologically-sophisticated performing arts center in eastern North Carolina, an important focus of the facility is on student learning and academic growth. In this unique learning environment, students have the opportunity to work behind-the-scenes with professional touring performance companies.

Our Future

Cape Fear Community College continues to expand exploring new ways of providing high-quality, affordable opportunities for students to achieve their academic goals and career aspirations and striving to strengthen the local workforce by partnering with local employers to meet industry needs.