About BRCC

Blue Ridge Community College is a two-year, comprehensive post-secondary institution located in the mountains of western North Carolina. It serves Henderson and Transylvania counties.

BRCC

  • Offers more than 100 programs of study.

  • Awards associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

  • Offers a wide range of college transfer courses.

  • Has articulation programs with four-year colleges and universities.

  • Provides one of the largest Continuing Education programs in the state.

Students who graduate from BRCC are eligible to transfer to any of North Carolina's 18 public colleges and universities.

Many students take advantage of scholarships offered through the College's Educational Foundation or receive assistance from grants and loans.

BRCC maintains an extensive lineup of technical programs designed to prepare students for successful careers in nursing, automotive technology, law enforcement, emergency response, engineering technology, machining technology, and many others.

Chartered in 1969, the College is one of 58 public institutions within the North Carolina Community College System. It operates under the leadership of a president and a 15-member board of trustees. The mission of the College is to provide quality education and training opportunities that support student learning, enhance student advancement and success, and meet the workforce needs of the community.

BRCC works closely with area business and industry to promote economic development.

BRCC places a high value on cultural, gender, racial, and ethnic diversity.