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
Pamlico Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

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
Pamlico Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio8:119:1
Pamlico Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students179 students1,019 students
Pamlico Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students231 students1,361 students
Pamlico Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Pamlico Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2016)
% Asian
Pamlico Community College Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
Pamlico Community College Hispanic (2008-2016)
% Black
Pamlico Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Pamlico Community College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.590.56
Pamlico Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Pamlico Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,700$27,500
Pamlico Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Pamlico Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,491$9,514
Pamlico Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid39%79%
Pamlico Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
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.

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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.