Wilson Community College

902 Herring Ave
Wilson, NC 27893
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • 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 1,862 students (22% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is higher than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 1,862 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,393
  • Out-state tuition: $8,537
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 54%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 190 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Wilson 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
190 staff
256 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Wilson Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Wilson Community College diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,862 students
2,142 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
413 students
693 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,449 students
1,449 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
135 students
252 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
413 students
693 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
5 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,449 students
1,583 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
12%
11%
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% Black
35%
18%
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% White
46%
59%
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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
3%
4%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score
0.65
0.60
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
29%
35%
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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)
$27,000
$27,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,393 is less than the state average of $3,924. 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 $9,543. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,393
$3,924
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,537
$9,543
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
83%
81%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,739
$11,865
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,018
$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 Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Wilson Community College cost?
Wilson Community College's tuition is approximately $2,393 for In-State students and $8,537 for Out-State students.
What is Wilson Community College's ranking?
Wilson Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in North Carolina for: Diversity in US community colleges.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 1,862 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,393
  • Out-state tuition: $8,537
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 54%
  • 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 $3,924 per year for in-state students and $9,543 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 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. 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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