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 410 students (44% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • Pamlico Community College is the only community colleges within Pamlico County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to Pamlico Community College is Craven Community College (15.8 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pamlico Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty50 staff139 staff
This chart display total faculty of Pamlico Community College and community college average number of faculty in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Student Body

  • The student population of Pamlico Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Pamlico Community College diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment410 students2,380 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Pamlico Community College and community college average number of enrollment of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:119:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Pamlico Community College and community college average student staff ratio of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Full-Time Students179 students1,019 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Pamlico Community College and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Part-Time Students231 students1,361 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Pamlico Community College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Pamlico Community College and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Asian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pamlico Community College and the percentage of Asian community college students in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Hispanic
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pamlico Community College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Black
35%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pamlico Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% White
53%
62%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pamlico Community College and the percentage of White community college students in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
5%
6%
Diversity Score0.590.56
This chart display the diversity score of Pamlico Community College and the community college average diversity score of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate
18%
16%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Pamlico Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of NC by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,700$27,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Pamlico Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NC by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,347 is less than the state average of $3,911. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,491 is less than the state average of $9,514. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,347$3,911
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Pamlico Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,491$9,514
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Pamlico Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid39%79%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Pamlico Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NC by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (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

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,991 students | 15.80 Mi800 College Ct
    New Bern NC  28562
    (252)638-7200
    15.802,991
  • 1,659 students | 24.30 Mi3505 Arendell St
    Morehead City NC  28557
    (252)222-6000
    24.301,659
  • 2,035 students | 32.90 Mi5337 US Highway 264 East
    Washington NC  27889
    (252)946-6194
    32.902,035
  • 4,355 students | 37.30 Mi444 Western Blvd
    Jacksonville NC  28546
    (910)455-1221
    37.304,355
  • 2,959 students | 43.20 Mi231 Highway 58 South
    Kinston NC  28502
    (252)527-6223
    43.202,959
Recent Articles
Learn the important role community colleges have take in improving homeland security.
Community college enrollment is in decline, but some schools are refusing to roll over. Read on to learn the factors impacting enrollment rates and what some schools are doing to stay afloat.
In a time of change, the LGBTQ community is receiving more support than ever and the world is changing with each passing year. As a young adult member of the LGBTQ community, you have unique opportunities to take advantage of when preparing to enter college if you choose to. Keep reading to learn what you can expect to see during your college search and how best to prepare for your freshman year.
Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,911 per year for in-state students and $9,514 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,515 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 69%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.