Paul D Camp Community College

100 N College Dr
Franklin, VA 23851-0000
Tel: (757)569-6700
  • Paul D Camp Community College (PDCCC) serves the cities of Franklin and Suffolk and the counties of Isle of Wight and Southampton. PDCCC offers small classes, individual attention, high academic standards and a commitment to your success. Caring, knowledgeable faculty members and counselors are here to encourage you to learn and take important steps to a better future for you, your family and our community. We also provide a wide array of workforce services and courses to help you advance. Career planning and placement assistance are readily available in partnership with the Opportunity Inc. One-Stop Workforce Center located in our Franklin Campus Workforce Development Center. PDCCC administrators and staff offer their expertise, skills and experience to their daily responsibilities and activities.
School Highlights
  • Paul D Camp Community College serves 1,259 students (32% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Paul D Camp Community College is the only community colleges within Franklin City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college is Roanoke-Chowan Community College (24.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Paul D Camp Community College(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty51 staff45 staff
Paul D Camp Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,259 has declined by 24% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 44:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,259 students1,577 students
Paul D Camp Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:137:1
Paul D Camp Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students399 students717 students
Paul D Camp Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students860 students860 students
Paul D Camp Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Paul D Camp Community College Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
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Paul D Camp Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Asian
-
6%
Paul D Camp Community College Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
8%
Paul D Camp Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
48%
22%
Paul D Camp Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
48%
57%
Paul D Camp Community College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
Paul D Camp Community College Hawaiian (2014-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Paul D Camp Community College More (2011-2016)
Paul D Camp Community College Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.0.540.62
Paul D Camp Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
14%
30%
Paul D Camp Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,800$29,600
Paul D Camp Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,145 is less than the state average of $4,711. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,983 is less than the state average of $10,146. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,145$4,711
Paul D Camp Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$9,983$10,146
Paul D Camp Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%78%
Paul D Camp Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates-$11,000
Median Debt for Dropouts-$5,500
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Paul D. Camp Community College provides diverse educational and workforce learning opportunities that enhance the quality of life for students and citizens. Paul D. Camp Community College is an equal opportunity affirmative action institution of higher learning serving the cities of Franklin and Suffolk and the counties of Southampton and Isle of Wight in southeastern Virginia. The College is a member of the Virginia Community College System. The College offers occupational/technical programs, provides curricula in university parallel programs that facilitates transfer to senior institutions, provides a developmental studies program, enables students to strengthen general skills, conceptual abilities, and values needed to function competently in the community, workplace and diverse world, expand workforce training, expands partnerships for the development, growth and renewal of the service region and provides adequate personnel, financial resources, facilities and technology to support its programs and services.

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,711 per year for in-state students and $10,146 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,996 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia 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 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.