Pamlico Community College

Tel: (2.5)224-9185
601 students
Public institution
Pamlico Community College, a two-year college with an open door policy, is committed to providing accessible and affordable quality education, relevant training, and lifelong learning opportunities for the people served by the college. The College offers curriculum programs for certificate, diploma, and terminal Applied Science degrees and transfer options through the Associate in Arts degree; Continuing Education programs providing short-term occupational extension training, avocational courses, and basic skills and services to businesses, groups, and individuals that improve the quality of life.
School Highlights
Pamlico Community College serves 601 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Pamlico Community College is the only community colleges within Pamlico County, NC.
The nearest community college is Craven Community College (15.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
College Pamlico Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 47 staff
61 staff
Pamlico Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 601 has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 601 students 1,315 students
Pamlico Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
Pamlico Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 203 students
815 students
Pamlico Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 398 students
1,061 students
Pamlico Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pamlico Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Pamlico Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2013)
% Asian
Pamlico Community College Asian (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
Pamlico Community College Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
Pamlico Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Pamlico Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Pamlico Community College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.50 0.70
Pamlico Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,326 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,470 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,326 $5,590
Pamlico Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,470 $10,086
Pamlico Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 25%
Pamlico Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • From its humble origin in 1962 as an Industrial Education Center located on the campus of Pamlico County High School, Pamlico Community College has evolved into an expanding campus of its own where hundreds come to pursue degrees, diplomas, certificates and opportunities to enrich one's quality of life. We offer 12 academic programs and a broad selection of Continuing Education courses ranging from GED instruction to the US Coast Guard Captain's Licensing. Whether planning to own a business, improve computer skills, or style hair, opportunities await. The college is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates; is approved for the training of veterans and eligible dependents; and is a member institution of the North Carolina Community College System and American Association of Colleges and Junior Colleges.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,422 per year for in-state students and $8,179 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,443 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 70%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.60, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Pitt Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.