Pitt Community College

Tel: 252493-7200
School Highlights
  • Pitt Community College serves 8,902 students (52% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is same as the state community college average of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 37%.
  • Pitt Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Pitt County, NC.
  • The nearest community college is Miller-Motte College-Greenville (3.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 448 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pitt Community College (NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 448 staff 122 staff
Pitt Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 8,902 has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,902 students 2,273 students
Pitt Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 20:1
Pitt Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 4,670 students 967 students
Pitt Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 4,232 students 1,306 students
Pitt Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Pitt Community College Enrollment Breakdown NC All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Pitt Community College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hispanic
Pitt Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Pitt Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Pitt Community College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
Pitt Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Pitt 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. 0.68 0.55
Pitt Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Pitt Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $30,500 $27,500
Pitt Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,979 is less than the state average of $3,902. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,122 is less than the state average of $9,562. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,979 $3,902
Pitt Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,122 $9,562
Pitt Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86% 79%
Pitt Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $13,500 $10,500
Pitt Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,250 $6,092
Pitt Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Since opening in 1961, Pitt Community College has been educating and empowering people for success through a diverse selection of hands-on training programs and by offering the quality instruction, learning resources and technology necessary for students to build solid foundations for whatever career paths they choose. 
  • It is PCC’s mission to make a college education affordable and barrier-free. In-state residents pay low tuition and fees, and the college offers financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships and loans to help those in financial need. PCC also offers evening and weekend classes and online classes to accommodate our students’ busy schedules. 
  • Prospective students are encouraged to visit the PCC campus or the college website, www.pittcc.edu, to learn more.

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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,902 per year for in-state students and $9,562 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,077 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 73%. 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 0.66. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.