Mitchell Community College

Statesville Campus
500 W. Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677

Mooresville Campus
219 N. Academy Street
Mooresville, NC 28115

Mitchell Community College, founded in 1852, is a comprehensive, open-admissions community college dedicated to meeting the post-secondary education and training needs of the citizens of Iredell County and surrounding areas.  Located in Statesville, the College operates two campuses, Statesville and Mooresville.

NASCAR Technical Institute

220 Byers Creek Road
Mooresville, NC 28117

NASCAR Technical Institute is the country’s first technical training school to combine a complete automotive technology program and NASCAR-specific motorsports program.  NASCAR Tech is a subsidiary of Universal Technical Institute, the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, and marine technicians.

Opened in Mooresville in 2002, the school offers specialized training for NASCAR entry-level automotive service technicians.  The core program teaches diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing domestic and foreign automobiles. The school also offers manufacturer-specific advanced training in Ford FACT (Food Accelerated Credential Training), NASCAR Technology, Nissan Automotive Technician Training, and Mopar Technical Education Curriculum.

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CNC Machining Technology

In 2016, Universal Technical Institute (UTI), the leading provider for post-secondary education for students seeking careers as automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, partnered with Roush Yates Engines to create and offer a Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) Machining program in Mooresville, North Carolina. Nicknamed “Race City USA,” Mooresville is home to UTI’s NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech) and Roush Yates Engines, a leading manufacturer of performance engines in the motorsports industry. Their vision for a CNC program came to fruition and was launched the following year in 2017.

The Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining and Manufacturing Technology program offered at UTI’s NASCAR Tech prepares students to succeed as entry-level CNC machinists while allowing UTI to meet a growing industry demand for skilled machinists and technicians. CNC machinists produce precision parts used in high-performance engines for a wide variety of trucks, motorcycles, cars, and boats, as well as in industrial applications, aerospace components, and medical and surgical equipment.

Courses Include:

  • Basic Machine Shop Skills
  • Mathematics, Materials and Maintenance
  • Interpreting, Blueprints/Job Layout
  • Manual Machining Basics
  • Manual Machining on the Lathe
  • Manual Machining on the Mill
  • CNC Basics
  • CNC Turning and CNC Milling
  • CAD

To read a full case study on Developing a Regional Pipeline of CNC Machinists, How Universal Technical Institute, Roush Yates Engines and Mitsubishi Materials USA shaped the regions’ automotive industry with their CNC Machining Program and partnerships, click here.

Other Area Two-Year Colleges (within a 50-mile radius)

CollegeLocationEnrollment 2023
Central Piedmont Community CollegePO Box 35009 Charlotte, NC 28235-500943,600
Forsyth Technical Community College2100 Silas Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC 271037,587
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College1333 Jake Alexander Blvd., S. Salisbury, N.C. 281467,109
Gaston College201 US-321, Dallas, NC 280346,468
Catawba Valley Community College2550 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 286024,168
Davidson County Community CollegePO BOX 1287 Lexington, NC 272935,798
Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute2855 Hickory Blvd., Hudson, NC 286383,876
Mitchell Community College500 W Broad St, Statesville, NC 286773,373
Surry Community College630 S Main St, Dobson, NC 270173,103
Wilkes Community College1328 S Collegiate Dr, Wilkesboro, NC 286972,519
Cleveland Community College137 S Post Rd, Shelby, NC 281523,063
Stanly Community College141 College Dr, Albemarle, NC 280012,546
Western Piedmont Community College1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 286551,670
NASCAR Technical Institute220 Byers Creek Rd, Mooresville, NC 281171,211
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences 401 Medical Park Dr NE, Concord, NC 28025438
Carolina College of Health Sciences640

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Other Area Four-Year Colleges/Universities: (50-mile radius)

CollegeLocationTotal Enrollment 2023
UNC-Charlotte9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 2822630,298
Winthrop University 114 Tillman Hall Rock Hill, SC 297333,424
Wake Forest University1834 Wake Forest Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 271095,447
Wingate UniversityCampus Box 3059 Wingate, NC 281742,510
Gardner-Webb University110 S. Main St. Boiling Springs, NC 290173,124
Davidson College405 N. Main St., Davidson, NC 280351,927
Lenoir-Rhyne University625 7th Ave NE, Hickory, NC 286012,686
Queens University of Charlotte1900 Selwyn Ave, Charlotte, NC 282071,317
Belmont Abbey College100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road Belmont, NC 280121,475
Johnson & Wales University 801 W. Trade St. Charlotte, NC 282021,140
Johnson C. Smith University801 W, Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 282021,052
Catawba College2300 W. Innes St., Salisbury, NC 278141,904
Livingston College701 W. Monroe St., Salisbury, NC 28144839
Pfeiffer UniversityPO Box 960 Misenheimer, NC 281091,076
Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary 3117 Whiting Ave. Charlotte, NC 28205192
Chamberlain University -North Carolina2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd. #204, Charlotte, NC 28273187
DeVry University-North Carolina2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd., Charlotte, NVC 2827372

Information provided by updated: March 2024