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Central Carolina Community College has one focus: YOUR SUCCESS!

Wherever you are now in your educational journey, Central Carolina Community College is committed to helping you learn, progress, achieve, and succeed!

High school graduates enroll to continue their education at a quality institution.

  • High school non-completers enroll to earn their diploma and continue.
  • University graduates enroll because they realize they want a career that requires associate degree training.
  • Laid-off workers enroll because they want to train for a new career.

The reasons people enroll are many and varied, but they all lead to Central Carolina Community College, where success is waiting.

Central Carolina Community College is a public two-year college serving, primarily, residents of Chatham, Harnett and Lee counties. It is a member of the North Carolina Community College System and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Small classes enable students to have close working relationships with faculty, who enjoy the excitement of seeing students learn, achieve, and go on to further success.

Join us for your exciting educational journey!


Central Carolina Community College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Fine Arts degree programs. Articulation agreements with many four-year colleges and universities enable graduates with these degrees to transfer seamlessly. A University Transfer diploma is also available.

The college offers many Associate in Applied Science degrees, as well as diploma and certificate programs, which prepare students for immediate entry into the workforce.

Non-college level classes are offered in adult basic education, English as a second language, and continuing education technical, vocational, enrichment, and general interest areas.

The college's Lee County Campus is home to Lee Early College, an innovative partnership with Lee County Public Schools. Students can earn both a high school diploma and an associate degree within five years.


Chatham County

All Chatham County Locations

Pittsboro Campus
764 West Street, Pittsboro NC

Central Carolina Community College's Chatham County Campus is a 43-acre campus having 60,000 square feet of floor space for classrooms, shops, offices and laboratories.

The Pittsboro Campus is the primary location for the college's sustainability programs, offering degrees in Sustainable Agriculture and Sustainability Technologies and certificates in Biofuels, Green Building, Renewable Energy, and Sustainability.

The campus is also the primary site for Culinary Arts, including a degree in Culinary Arts and certificates in Culinary Fundamentals and Farm-to-Table Entrepreneurship. The on-campus Natural Chef Cafe features sustainable meals prepared by students in the CCCC Culinary Arts Continuing Education and Curriculum programs.

These programs are housed in the Sustainable Technology Center, a LEED-certified energy-efficient building. Also LEED-certified, the 24,000-square-foot joint CCCC-Chatham Community Library serves both the college and the community from its campus location.

Chatham County Small Business Center
Building 1, 764 West Street, Pittsboro NC

The college's Chatham County Small Business Center and Chatham County Career Center are located in the administrative/classroom building on the Pittsboro campus. The Small Business Center provides business counseling and training opportunities, while the Career Center focuses on individual's career development and goal planning.

Siler City Center
400 Progress Boulevard, Siler City NC

The Siler City Center opened in 2011 on 41 acres in the Central Carolina Business Campus. The 24,000-square-foot facility is LEED-certified and exhibits innovative technology throughout. The building has classroom, office, medical, and vocational lab space used to teach Adult High School, GED, ESL, basic skills, workforce development, sculpture, medical certifications, and general college education.

Harnett County

All Harnett County Locations

Lillington Campus
1075 E. Cornelius Harnett Blvd. (U.S. Highway 421 East), Lillington NC

Central Carolina Community College's Harnett County Campus has 74,000 square feet of building space for classrooms, labs and offices, plus a full-service library and an Academic Assistance Center. It is located on 47 acres at between Lillington and Buies Creek, North Carolina.

Harnett Health Sciences Center
51 Red Mulberry Way, Lillington, NC

Central Carolina Community College's 50,400-square-foot Harnett Health Sciences Center is a state-of-the-art health care education facility. All classes and laboratories needed to complete degrees, diplomas, and certificates in a variety of health care fields are offered here. The Center is located close to Central Harnett Hospital and other health care facilities.

West Harnett Center
145 Olive Farm Drive, Sanford NC

The 8,500-square-foot West Harnett Center is located in the Western Harnett Industrial Park. It offers Barbering, GED Adult Education classes, and English as a Second Language classes.

Triangle South Enterprise Center
600 Magnolia Avenue, Dunn NC

Triangle South Enterprise Center is a joint venture of the College, Dunn Committee of 100, and Harnett County. The College's Harnett County Small Business Center is located here. The facility also provides space for classes and an incubator for small businesses.

Dunn Center (Pending SACS COC Approval)
660 E. Johnson Street, Dunn NC

Lee County

All Lee County Locations

Main Campus
1105 Kelly Drive, Sanford, NC

Central Carolina Community College provides an array of training programs at several facilities in Lee County.

The Lee County Campus, located on 104 acres on Kelly Drive, in Sanford, North Carolina, has 237,000 square feet of classroom, shop, laboratory and library space.

Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center
1801 Nash Street, Sanford, NC

In addition, the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center is located on the campus. The 36,000-square-foot meeting, exhibition, and event center serves the college, community and region.

The Lee County Industrial Park, in Sanford, is the location of the North Carolina School of Telecommunications, Small Business Center, and Innovation Center.

North Carolina School of Telecommunications and Small Business Center
5910 Clyde Rhyne Road, Sanford NC

The NCST offers training in telecommunications and networking technology. The NCST also houses the Small Business Center's Lee County office.

The Innovation Center
5825 Clyde Rhine Road, Sanford NC

The Innovation Center is the place area businesses and industries send their employees to be trained in the latest workplace skills.

Emergency Services Training Center
3000 Airport Road, Sanford NC

Lee County is also home to CCCC's Emergency Services Training Center. The 101-acre site includes a burn building, classroom building, rescue tower, VIPER tower, and ample space for scenarios such as large vehicle accident rescues. First responders, whether fire, law enforcement, or emergency medical services, are well trained here.

The Lifelong Learning Center
W.B. Wicker, 900 S. Vance Street, Sanford NC

The Lifelong Learning Center houses College and Career Readiness and Continuing Education programs. The college's Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs are taught in modern, well-equipped facilities at this location. The Triangle South Workforce Development Board offices are also located here.