Pitt Community College

Tel: 252493-7200
8,902 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Pitt Community College serves 8,902 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
Pitt Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Pitt County, NC.
The nearest community college is Miller-Motte College-Greenville (3.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 448 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
College Pitt Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 448 staff
61 staff
Pitt Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 8,902 has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.83 is more than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 76% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,902 students 1,296 students
Pitt Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
Pitt Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 4,670 students
814 students
Pitt Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,232 students
1,040 students
Pitt Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pitt Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Pitt Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Pitt Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Pitt Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Pitt Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Pitt Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Pitt 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. 0.83 0.68
Pitt Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,979 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,122 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,979 $5,660
Pitt Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,122 $10,250
Pitt Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
Pitt Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Since opening in 1961, Pitt Community College has been educating and empowering people for success through a diverse selection of hands-on training programs and by offering the quality instruction, learning resources and technology necessary for students to build solid foundations for whatever career paths they choose. 
  • It is PCC’s mission to make a college education affordable and barrier-free. In-state residents pay low tuition and fees, and the college offers financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships and loans to help those in financial need. PCC also offers evening and weekend classes and online classes to accommodate our students’ busy schedules. 
  • Prospective students are encouraged to visit the PCC campus or the college website, www.pittcc.edu, to learn more.

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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.