Wilkes Community College
- As a public, two-year, "open door" institution, Wilkes Community College is committed to providing comprehensive education and educational support services for people in Wilkes, Ashe, and Alleghany counties and beyond. As a member of the North Carolina Community College System, the college seeks to enhance intellectual, economic, cultural, and social development through a variety of means, by providing quality education, training and retraining for the workforce, including basic skills education, occupational, technical, and pre-baccalaureate programs; support for economic development through services to business and industry, both public and private; and a variety of services and cultural activities that improve the quality of life.
- The teacher population of 179 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|Wilkes Community College||(NC) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||179 staff||139 staff|
|Total Enrollment||2,718 students||2,380 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1||19:1|
|# Full-Time Students||1,514 students||1,019 students|
|# Part-Time Students||1,204 students||1,361 students|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$25,600||$27,500|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
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