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Your Powerful Future Begins Here

Cape Cod Community College (4Cs) is the premier higher education institution serving Cape Cod, the Greater Plymouth Area, the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, and the Canal Region. We are the only comprehensive college on the Cape, offering Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science degrees and academic certificate programs in a wide variety of areas.

Our student community is vibrant and diverse, with approximately 6,000 students taking credit courses each year, reflecting all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Our faculty are passionate, dedicated to student success, and they are well-regarded in their respective fields, with nearly 30% holding doctoral degrees and 60% holding master’s degrees.

We will support you, advocate for you, and give you the resources and educational strength you’ll need to finish what you start.

Your future is powerful…and we can’t wait to see you start it here.

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Powerful Profiles
Shawna Byrnes

Class of 2017

Shawna always wanted to help people – her dream was to become a medical assistant. But as single parent, it was not an easy decision to go to college after being out of school for three years. She finally worked up the courage to “just go for it,” enrolling in the Medical Assisting program at 4Cs.

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Jason Coates

Class of 2021

Jason Coates ’21 has never been satisfied. Because of that, the sky is the limit. Fueled by a passion for helping others, and a strong proficiency in science, he decided to dive into classes at Cape Cod Community College after taking a few years off to work and help his family.

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Jitka Borowick

Class of 2008

Born and raised in the Czech Republic, Jitka arrived on Cape Cod in 2003, and started taking classes at 4Cs. She had a dream of owning her own business, and the year she graduated from 4Cs she turned her dreams into reality.

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Brianna Shirley

Class of 2019

Along with her degree, Brianna graduated with unquantifiable amounts of leadership experience that have bolstered her resume and prepared her for what comes next. She has a long-term goal of creating a non-profit organization dedicated to serving women living below the poverty line.

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Kareem Sanjaghi

Class of 2009

Having heard about the great professors and classes first-hand from friends and family, Kareem enrolled at 4Cs after high school. It wasn’t just the classes that hooked Kareem: it was the connection to his classmates and faculty.

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Joe McGrail

Class of 1999

When Joe graduated from high school, he didn't know if college was for him. He enrolled at 4Cs, which was the perfect place for him to start his powerful future. As the Manager of eCommerce for the Boston Beer Company, Joe is overseeing one of the alcohol industry’s fastest growing programs.

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4Cs Fast Facts!


Credit and non-credit students served, every year


Degree concentration options


Certificate programs


Professional faculty members

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4Cs Admissions
Location Nickerson Administration Building
Phone 774.330.4311