Piedmont Community College

  • 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 1,287 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.

School Overview

The teacher population of 111 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Piedmont Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty111 staff144 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Piedmont Community College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The Piedmont Community College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,287 students2,123 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:118:1
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# Full-Time Students338 students761 students
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# Part-Time Students949 students1,362 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
5%
10%
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% Black
28%
22%
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% White
60%
55%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.560.63
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College Completion Rate
26%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,600$27,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,419 is less than the state average of $2,528. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,563 is more than the state average of $8,242. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,419$2,528
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,563$8,242
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid61%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,536$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,300$6,000
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Piedmont Community College is Danville Community College (26.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,828 students | 26.70 Mi1008 S Main St
    Danville, VA 24541
    (434) 797-2222
    26.702,828
  • 3,063 students | 27.70 Mi200 Community College Road
    Henderson, NC 27537
    (252) 492-2061
    27.703,063
  • 5,434 students | 29.60 Mi1637 Lawson Street
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919) 536-7200
    29.605,434
  • 4,248 students | 31.20 Mi1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
    Graham, NC 27253
    (336) 578-2002
    31.204,248
  • Living Arts College
    Private for-profit
    243 students | 39.20 Mi3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919) 488-8500
    39.20243
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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,528 per year for in-state students and $8,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $25,071 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 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Richmond Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.