1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings

School Highlights

Pitt Community College serves 7,688 students (39% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is higher than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,688 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,979
  • Out-state tuition: $8,122
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 47%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Pitt Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 669 teachers has grown by 49% over five years.
Pitt Community College
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
669 staff
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Pitt Community College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The Pitt Community College diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,688 students
2,259 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
3,031 students
693 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,657 students
1,449 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
663 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
3,031 students
693 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,657 students
1,497 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
717 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
8%
10%
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% Black
32%
18%
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% White
53%
60%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.61
0.59
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
5.73%
1.51%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.63%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,500
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,979 is less than the state average of $2,531. 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 $8,245. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$1,979
$2,531
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,122
$8,245
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
81%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,077
$11,865
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,846
$5,846
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
82%
SAT Reading
n/a
488
SAT Math
n/a
498
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
13
ACT Math
n/a
16
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Pitt Community College cost?

Pitt Community College's tuition is approximately $1,979 for In-State students and $8,122 for Out-State students.

What is Pitt Community College's ranking?

Pitt Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in North Carolina for: Least expensive tuition, Largest student body, Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 7,688 students
  • In-state tuition: $1,979
  • Out-state tuition: $8,122
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 47%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,531 per year for in-state students and $8,245 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $27,763 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 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Durham Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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