Name: Cape Cod Community College
President: Kathleen Schatzberg
City: West Barnstable
Campus Setting: Small Urban Area, Very Rural Surroundings
Year Established: 1961
Governing Board Website
|Student Characteristics Based on Fall 2010 IPEDS Data
2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 4,482
Part Time: 61.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander: 1.1%
Native American: 1.0%
Quote from the President
“We are unique. For many in our service area, we offer the only open access to public higher education within 40 to 50 miles or more. At the same time, we are acutely aware of our role as an engine of economic and workforce development, and seek every opportunity to engage both profit and non-profit segments of the economy to support and enhance their growth.”
- The college has a national reputation for leadership in environmental technology education, sustainability management and practices. It was the first community college to operate a fuel cell on its campus, and was one of the pioneers in using electric rechargeable service vehicles in its facilities management operation.
- The college’s commitment to multiculturalism is showcased each March with a day-long celebration of the unique cultures that make Cape Cod their home. During the annual Cape Cod Multicultural Festival, now well over 10 years old, over 3,000 people come to campus for multicultural entertainment, displays and food.
- The college is home to the Zammer Hospitality Institute and the Cotton Center for Real Estate Studies, two major segments of the region’s economy.
- The college boasts highly successful nursing and allied health programs, and a robust associate of arts transfer program that sees its graduates accepted at colleges and universities all over the country each year. In 2012, it will celebrate 20 years of partnerships with both public and private institutions, offering a variety of advanced degrees on its campus.