Piedmont Community College

1715 College Dr
Roxboro, NC 27573-0000
Tel: (336)599-1181
  • Nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of north central North Carolina, Piedmont Community College provides educational opportunities to approximately 55,000 residents in rural Person and Caswell counties. As one of the 58 member institutions of the North Carolina Community College System, PCC awards Associate Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates in more than 35 curriculum programs. PCC's premiere location positions the College to provide training for the high-tech, in-demand jobs of the 21st century and makes the College an integral factor in the economic development of both counties it serves as well as the state. From the most basic skills classes to college-level courses to specialized industrial training, PCC has it all. PCC is committed to serving its students in a warm and friendly, caring atmosphere.
School Highlights
  • Piedmont Community College serves 1,475 students (41% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • Piedmont Community College is the only community colleges within Person County, NC.
  • The nearest community college is Danville Community College (25.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 111 teachers has declined by 36% over five years.
Piedmont Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty111 staff139 staff
Piedmont Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,475 has declined by 35% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,475 students2,380 students
Piedmont Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:120:1
Piedmont Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students602 students1,019 students
Piedmont Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students873 students1,361 students
Piedmont Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Piedmont Community College Enrollment Breakdown NC All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Piedmont Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Piedmont Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Piedmont Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Piedmont Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Piedmont Community College More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
Piedmont Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.0.510.55
Piedmont Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Piedmont Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,600$27,500
Piedmont Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,419 is less than the state average of $3,904. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,563 is less than the state average of $9,565. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,419$3,904
Piedmont Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,563$9,565
Piedmont Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid65%78%
Piedmont Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,537$10,500
Piedmont Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2013-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,300$6,092
Piedmont Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2013-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Piedmont Community College (PCC) has two campuses, one in Person County and the other in Caswell County. PCC's main campus is located in Roxboro, NC (Person County), and its second campus is located in Yanceyville, NC (Caswell County). Curriculum courses to Associate degrees, diplomas or certificates in one of the more than 30 programs of study offered by PCC. These classes are also transferable to other colleges and other curricula, and, are, in general, a semester in length. Courses taught in a mini-mester or other special session would be exceptions. Students earn credit based on the number of hours the class meets each week. Continuing Education courses vary in length from one class period to multiple class periods, depending on the type of class. Continuing Education courses include those for personal interest, renewal of professional licenses, emergency services training, business development, industry training, and training on specific computer software. Continuing Education courses 10 hours or more in length that are appropriate to a person's field of study may be taken for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) of credit. Piedmont Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,904 per year for in-state students and $9,565 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,754 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 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 0.55, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.