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Appalachian Center at Hickory

The CVCC Appalachian Center provides local students the opportunity to earn a degree from select 4-yr universities.


Appalachian Center located on the East Campus

The Appalachian Center at Hickory is a center within CVCC where colleges and universities provide undergraduate degree-completion and graduate degree programs through off-campus programs for students in the Hickory, metro area. The center is located on the East Campus of CVCC.

Degree-seeking students from throughout the Greater Hickory Metro area apply to the participating institutions. Upon admittance, students may attend off-campus programs in Hickory, NC, or study on-line, and earn their degrees.

Our mission is to support and enhance the educational attainment of the region by offering a broad range of programming in targeted areas of study as needed and requested by our community.

Street Address

Appalachian Center at Hickory
2760 Hwy. 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-8304
(828) 327-7000, ext. 4424