School Highlights

Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington serves 2,408 students (89% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,408 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,485
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 73%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 179 teachers has grown by 459% over five years.
Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington
(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
179 staff
256 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
15
12

Student Body

The student population of Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington has declined by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
The Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,408 students
2,330 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,148 students
727 students
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# Part-Time Students
260 students
1,603 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of NC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of NC.
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
617 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in NC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and the percentage of Asian community college students in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Hispanic
4%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in NC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
62%
21%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and the percentage of Black community college students in NC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
27%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and the percentage of White community college students in NC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in NC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score
0.54
0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and the community college average diversity score of NC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$25,100
$27,500
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NC by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $10,485 is less than the state average of $19,438. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$10,485
$19,438
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of NC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
83%
76%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$13,000
$12,026
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,334
$5,625
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
67%
53%
This chart display the percent admitted of Platt College-Miller-Motte-Wilmington and the community college average percent admitted of NC by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,408 students
  • Private-state tuition: $10,485
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 73%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,920 per year for in-state students and $9,538 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,438 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 score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Richmond Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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