Paul D Camp Community College

Tel: (757)569-6700
1,259 students
Public institution
  • Paul D Camp Community College (PDCCC) serves the cities of Franklin and Suffolk and the counties of Isle of Wight and Southampton. PDCCC offers small classes, individual attention, high academic standards and a commitment to your success. Caring, knowledgeable faculty members and counselors are here to encourage you to learn and take important steps to a better future for you, your family and our community. We also provide a wide array of workforce services and courses to help you advance. Career planning and placement assistance are readily available in partnership with the Opportunity Inc. One-Stop Workforce Center located in our Franklin Campus Workforce Development Center. PDCCC administrators and staff offer their expertise, skills and experience to their daily responsibilities and activities.
School Highlights
Paul D Camp Community College serves 1,259 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Paul D Camp Community College is the only community colleges within Franklin City County, VA.
The nearest community college is Roanoke-Chowan Community College (24.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Paul D Camp Community College (VA) 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 Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 51 staff 38 staff
Paul D Camp Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,259 has declined by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 40:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,259 students 1,257 students
Paul D Camp Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 36:1
Paul D Camp Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 399 students 596 students
Paul D Camp Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 860 students 798 students
Paul D Camp Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Paul D Camp Community College Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
8%
Paul D Camp Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
48%
22%
Paul D Camp Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
48%
57%
Paul D Camp Community College White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
Paul D Camp Community College Hawaiian (2013-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Paul D Camp Community College More (2010-2014)
Paul D Camp Community College Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.54 0.62
Paul D Camp Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,800 is more than the state average of $3,795. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,563 is more than the state average of $9,558. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,800 $3,795
Paul D Camp Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,563 $9,558
Paul D Camp Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 87%
Paul D Camp Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Paul D. Camp Community College provides diverse educational and workforce learning opportunities that enhance the quality of life for students and citizens. Paul D. Camp Community College is an equal opportunity affirmative action institution of higher learning serving the cities of Franklin and Suffolk and the counties of Southampton and Isle of Wight in southeastern Virginia. The College is a member of the Virginia Community College System. The College offers occupational/technical programs, provides curricula in university parallel programs that facilitates transfer to senior institutions, provides a developmental studies program, enables students to strengthen general skills, conceptual abilities, and values needed to function competently in the community, workplace and diverse world, expand workforce training, expands partnerships for the development, growth and renewal of the service region and provides adequate personnel, financial resources, facilities and technology to support its programs and services.

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,795 per year for in-state students and $9,558 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,027 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 83%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia 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 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.