Pamlico Community College

5049 Hwy 306 South
Grantsboro, NC 28529
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • 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 362 students (21% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,347
  • Out-state tuition: $8,491
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 54%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Pamlico Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pamlico Community College
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
74 staff
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Pamlico Community College has declined by 34% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five years.
The Pamlico Community College diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
362 students
2,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
76 students
693 students
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# Part-Time Students
286 students
1,449 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
421 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
76 students
693 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
1,583 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
717 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
10%
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% Black
37%
18%
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% White
46%
60%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.64
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
45%
35%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$25,700
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,347 is less than the state average of $3,923. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,491 is less than the state average of $9,541. The out-state tuition has grown by 31% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,347
$3,923
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,491
$9,541
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
41%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$11,865
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$5,846
Acceptance Rate
n/a
82%
SAT Reading
n/a
488
SAT Math
n/a
498
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
13
ACT Math
n/a
16
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Pamlico Community College cost?
Pamlico Community College's tuition is approximately $2,347 for In-State students and $8,491 for Out-State students.
What is Pamlico Community College's ranking?
Pamlico Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in North Carolina for: Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 362 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,347
  • Out-state tuition: $8,491
  • Student:teacher ratio: 5:1
  • Minority enrollment: 54%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,923 per year for in-state students and $9,541 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,438 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Durham Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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