Pitt Community College

Tel: (252)493-7200
8,902 students
Public institution

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The high quality of the academic and co-curricular programs at PCC provides a distinctive, learner-centered experience. Faculty and staff are committed to student success, and students are invited to take advantage of the wealth of opportunities offered. From occupational and university transfer programs to professional development classes, attention to detail and the individualization of learning are emphasized.
School Highlights:
Pitt Community College serves 8,902 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher 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 30%.
Pitt Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Pitt County County, NC.
The nearest community college is Miller-Motte College-Greenville (3.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 255 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
Pitt Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 255 staff
60 staff
Pitt Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 8,902 teachers has grown by 49% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,902 students
1,269 students
Pitt Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
Pitt Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
4,670 students
810 students
Pitt Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,232 students
1,017 students
Pitt Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pitt Community College sch enrollment Pitt Community College sta enrollment
% 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 sch ethnicity Pitt 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. 0.46 0.53
Pitt Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,979 is less than the state average of $5,740. 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 $10,252. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,979 $5,740
Pitt Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,122 $10,252
Pitt Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
Pitt Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In March, 1961, Pitt Community College was chartered and designated by the State Board of Education as an industrial education center. The College began its operation as Pitt Industrial Education Center during the same year. Dr. Lloyd Spaulding served as the director of the center. The programs developed and expanded, and in 1964, the school was designated a technical institute by the State Board of Education. The name was changed in July, 1964, to Pitt Technical Institute, and it opened in its new facility, the Vernon E. White Building, in September, 1964, with nine curricula and 96 students. A vocational education classroom and lab/shop building, the A.B. Whitley Building, was opened in February, 1990. The 32,300 square foot facility provides space for the following programs: Machining Technology, Electronic Servicing, Electronic Engineering Technology, Architectural Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, and Industrial Construction Technology. The Industrial and Construction Technology Division office is located in the Whitley Building. The Planning and Research Department is also located in the building. Today, Pitt Community College offers 44 associate degree programs, numerous certificate programs, 22 diploma programs, and 18 University Transfer programs. The College has expanded its instruction to include more than 200 classes via the internet, classes via the NC Information Highway, telecourses, and community-based classes. During Fall semester 2003, 5,848 curriculum students and 4,234 continuing education students were enrolled. Pitt Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate Degrees.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,193 per year for in-state students and $8,050 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,460 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 67%. 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 lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Robeson Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.