Pamlico Community College

  • Pamlico Community College, a two-year college with an open door policy, is committed to providing accessible and affordable quality education, relevant training, and lifelong learning opportunities for the people served by the college. The College offers curriculum programs for certificate, diploma, and terminal Applied Science degrees and transfer options through the Associate in Arts degree; Continuing Education programs providing short-term occupational extension training, avocational courses, and basic skills and services to businesses, groups, and individuals that improve the quality of life.

School Highlights

Pamlico Community College serves 527 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.

Top Rankings

Pamlico Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pamlico Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty50 staff144 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Pamlico Community College has grown by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The Pamlico Community College diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment527 students2,123 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1
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# Full-Time Students205 students761 students
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# Part-Time Students322 students1,362 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
7%
10%
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% Black
30%
22%
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% White
57%
55%
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% Unknown races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.580.63
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College Completion Rate
59%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,700$27,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,347 is less than the state average of $2,528. The in-state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,491 is more than the state average of $8,242. The out-state tuition has grown by 32% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,347$2,528
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,491$8,242
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid40%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • From its humble origin in 1962 as an Industrial Education Center located on the campus of Pamlico County High School, Pamlico Community College has evolved into an expanding campus of its own where hundreds come to pursue degrees, diplomas, certificates and opportunities to enrich one's quality of life. We offer 12 academic programs and a broad selection of Continuing Education courses ranging from GED instruction to the US Coast Guard Captain's Licensing. Whether planning to own a business, improve computer skills, or style hair, opportunities await. The college is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates; is approved for the training of veterans and eligible dependents; and is a member institution of the North Carolina Community College System and American Association of Colleges and Junior Colleges.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Pamlico Community College is Craven Community College (15.6 miles away).
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  • 3,003 students | 15.60 Mi800 College Ct
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252) 638-7200
    15.603,003
  • 1,390 students | 24.20 Mi3505 Arendell St
    Morehead City, NC 28557
    (252) 222-6000
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  • 1,543 students | 33.00 Mi5337 US Highway 264 East
    Washington, NC 27889
    (252) 946-6194
    33.001,543
  • 3,864 students | 37.30 Mi444 Western Blvd
    Jacksonville, NC 28546
    (910) 455-1221
    37.303,864
  • 2,693 students | 43.40 Mi231 Highway 58 South
    Kinston, NC 28502
    (252) 527-6223
    43.402,693
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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,528 per year for in-state students and $8,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $25,071 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Richmond Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.