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 1,854 students (24% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is same as the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Top Rankings

Wilson Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 190 teachers has grown by 90% over five years.
Wilson Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty190 staff256 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Wilson Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Wilson Community College diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,854 students2,330 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:110:1
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# Full-Time Students444 students727 students
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# Part-Time Students1,410 students1,603 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
13%
12%
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% Black
36%
21%
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% White
43%
55%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.64
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College Completion Rate
24%
26%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,000$27,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,393 is less than the state average of $3,920. The in-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,537 is less than the state average of $9,538. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,393$3,920
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,537$9,538
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,750$12,026
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,182$5,625
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Source: 2020 (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

The nearest community college to Wilson Community College is Nash Community College (17.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 2,666 students | 17.00 Mi522 N. Old Carriage Road
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 443-4011
    17.002,666
  • 1,904 students | 20.80 Mi2009 W Wilson St
    Tarboro, NC 27886
    (252) 823-5166
    20.801,904
  • 2,948 students | 22.80 Mi3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 735-5151
    22.802,948
  • 4,054 students | 29.20 Mi245 College Road
    Smithfield, NC 27577
    (919) 934-3051
    29.204,054
  • 8,237 students | 30.00 Mi1986 Pitt Tech Road
    Winterville, NC 28590
    (252) 493-7200
    30.008,237
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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.