Nash Community College is located at 522 North Old Carriage Road in Rocky Mount, NC. The college was founded in 1967 and is a public two-year post-secondary educational institution with an open-door admissions policy. Approximately 12,000 citizens participate in programs at Nash Community College annually.
As a comprehensive community college, ninety-nine academic programs are offered, many of which lead to a degree, diploma, or certificate. Included are two-year technical and college transfer programs, which give the students the knowledge and expertise required for challenging careers or successful transfer to four-year colleges or universities. Vocational, occupational, business, and industry-related programs are offered, which prepare students for jobs and provide a skilled workforce for the area.