Piedmont Community College

Tel: (336)599-1181
1,805 students
Public institution

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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 1,805 students (45% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Piedmont Community College is the only community colleges within Person County, NC.
The nearest community college is Danville Community College (25.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 1,805 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,805 students
1,303 students
Piedmont Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
819 students
834 students
Piedmont Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 986 students
1,040 students
Piedmont Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Piedmont Community College sch enrollment Piedmont Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1% 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Piedmont Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
35%
11%
Piedmont Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
59%
66%
Piedmont Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Piedmont Community College More (2010-2012)
Piedmont Community College sch ethnicity Piedmont Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.53 0.44
Piedmont Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,301 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 48% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,445 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,301 $5,890
Piedmont Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,445 $10,050
Piedmont Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,156 per year for in-state students and $7,913 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,435 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 72%. 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 0.46, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Robeson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.