Wilson Community College

  • The mission of Wilson Technical Community College, a public post secondary educational institution, is to provide high-quality educational programs and support services, in an expanding, multi-cultural global community.
School Highlights
  • Wilson Community College serves 1,777 students (42% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
  • Wilson Community College is the only community colleges within Wilson County, NC.
  • The nearest community college to Wilson Community College is Nash Community College (17.2 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Wilson Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty113 staff139 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Wilson Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Wilson Community College diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,777 students2,380 students
Student:Teacher Ratio16:119:1
# Full-Time Students745 students1,019 students
# Part-Time Students1,032 students1,361 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Wilson Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
% Black
Wilson Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.570.56
Wilson Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Wilson Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,000$27,500

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,393 is less than the state average of $3,911. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,537 is less than the state average of $9,514. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,393$3,911
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,537$9,514
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)88%79%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$7,000$10,500
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$4,404$6,000
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The college offers degree program, diploma program that provides curricula for theory and skill competence and human relations skills; college transfer degree program that provides a curriculum of liberal arts studies designed to transfer to four-year institutions; general education degree program that provides general interest and liberal arts studies; basic skills program that provides adult basic education, high school completion, and English as a second language training; community service program that provides life enrichment and cultural development opportunities; and occupational extension program that provides skill training and retraining. The College Transfer Program offers courses in the arts and sciences leading to the Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.) or the Associate in Science Degree (A.S.) These courses parallel those required during the first two years of study at four-year colleges and universities. Wilson Technical Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award the Associate Degree.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 3,537 students | 17.20 Mi522 N. Old Carriage Road
    Rocky Mount NC  27804
  • 2,552 students | 20.90 Mi2009 W Wilson St
    Tarboro NC  27886
  • 3,351 students | 22.60 Mi3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
    Goldsboro NC  27534
  • 4,021 students | 28.90 Mi245 College Road
    Smithfield NC  27577
  • 353 students | 29.20 Mi1021 WH Smith Blvd Ste 102
    Greenville NC  27834
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For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,911 per year for in-state students and $9,514 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,515 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 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.