Piedmont Community College

Tel: (336)599-1181
1,475 students
Public institution
Nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of north central North Carolina, Piedmont Community College provides educational opportunities to approximately 55,000 residents in rural Person and Caswell counties. As one of the 58 member institutions of the North Carolina Community College System, PCC awards Associate Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in more than 35 curriculum programs. PCC's premiere location positions the College to provide training for the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the 21st century and makes the College an integral factor in the economic development of both counties it serves as well as the state. From the most basic skills classes to college-level courses to specialized industrial training, PCC has it all. PCC is committed to serving its students in a warm and friendly, caring atmosphere.
School Highlights
Piedmont Community College serves 1,475 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
Piedmont Community College is the only community colleges within Person County, NC.
The nearest community college is Danville Community College (25.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 111 teachers has declined by 40% over five years.
College Piedmont 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 111 staff
62 staff
Piedmont Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 1,475 has declined by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,475 students 1,371 students
Piedmont Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
Piedmont Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 602 students
779 students
Piedmont Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 873 students
1,083 students
Piedmont Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Piedmont Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Piedmont Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Piedmont Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Piedmont Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Piedmont Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
Piedmont Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
Piedmont 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. 0.51 0.70
Piedmont Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,419 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 $8,563 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,419 $5,664
Piedmont Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,563 $10,360
Piedmont Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65%
Piedmont Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Piedmont Community College (PCC) has two campuses, one in Person County and the other in Caswell County. PCC's main campus is located in Roxboro, NC (Person County), and its second campus is located in Yanceyville, NC (Caswell County). Curriculum courses to Associate degrees, diplomas or certificates in one of the more than 30 programs of study offered by PCC. These classes are also transferable to other colleges and other curricula, and, are, in general, a semester in length. Courses taught in a mini-mester or other special session would be exceptions. Students earn credit based on the number of hours the class meets each week. Continuing Education courses vary in length from one class period to multiple class periods, depending on the type of class. Continuing Education courses include those for personal interest, renewal of professional licenses, emergency services training, business development, industry training, and training on specific computer software. Continuing Education courses 10 hours or more in length that are appropriate to a person's field of study may be taken for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) of credit. Piedmont Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 3,982 students | 25.40 Mi1008 S Main St
    Danville VA 24541
  • 4,097 students | 28.40 Mi200 Community College Road
    Henderson NC 27537
  • 1,273 students | 28.70 Mi21 Campus Circle
    Murphy NC 28906
  • 5,035 students | 32.00 Mi1637 Lawson Street
    Durham NC 27703
  • 4,437 students | 33.00 Mi1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
    Graham NC 27253
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.