About Isothermal Community College
Isothermal Community College (ICC) is a community college in Spindale, North Carolina. Named after its location in the thermal belt, an area in the foothills of Western North Carolina with significantly milder temperatures than its immediate neighboring areas, it is part of the North Carolina Community College System. Isothermal is also the home to the public broadcast station WNCW. The Foundation of the Performing Arts Center at ICC is a community center that hosts plays, concerts, and other events by featured artists and groups. ICC offers several programs, such as Huskins courses in which high school students from the three local high schools can take and attend college courses, and the Rutherford Early College High (REaCH), an alternative high school that combines a college education with high school courses. The president, since 2013, is a former Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina, Walter H. Dalton.
- Offers certificate, and associate degrees
- 1,201 students
- 0.33 faculty staff per student
Notable programs at Isothermal Community College
Tuition and costs
In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at Isothermal Community College was $8,686, while for in-state students it was $2,542. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $5,604.
The average financial aid at Isothermal Community College is $4,732. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $3,954 for undergraduate tuition on average.
Financial aid available at Isothermal Community College
52% of undergraduate students at Isothermal Community College received grants or loans in 2017.
The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.
Average student living expenses at Isothermal Community College
The average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,650.