Pamlico Community College

Tel: (252)249-1851
410 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 410 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
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 50 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
College Pamlico Community College Community College Avg.
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 50 staff
62 staff
Pamlico Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 410 has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 410 students 1,371 students
Pamlico Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
Pamlico Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 179 students
779 students
Pamlico Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 231 students
1,083 students
Pamlico Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Pamlico Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Pamlico Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2014)
% Asian
Pamlico Community College Asian (2009-2014)
% Hispanic
Pamlico Community College Hispanic (2007-2014)
% Black
Pamlico Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Pamlico Community College White (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
Pamlico Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
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. 0.59 0.70
Pamlico Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,347 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,491 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,347 $5,664
Pamlico Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,491 $10,360
Pamlico Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 39%
Pamlico Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (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 73%. 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Pitt Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.