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Western Piedmont Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$10,879 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,432 tuition
$6,902 off campus room & board
$1,400 books and supplies
$145 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$17,023 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,576 tuition
$6,902 off campus room & board
$1,400 books and supplies
$145 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,044 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
85% of students receive aid
77% get federal aid ($5,004 avg)
28% get state aid ($896 avg)
7% get institn'l aid ($1,044 avg)
15% get loans ($1,993 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.48% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.828% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,999 84%
Federal Grant Aid $5,004 77%
Pell Grants $4,787 77%
Other Federal Grants $1,591 11%
Institution Grant Aid $1,044 7%
State Grant Aid $896 28%
Student Loans $1,993 15%
Federal Loans $2,371 12%
Other Loans $427 4%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: June 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Western Piedmont Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1001 Burkemont Ave
Morganton, NC 28655-4511
(828) 438-6000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $76
Out of State $268


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Natalie - Connelly Springs, NC
  • Feb-13-2017 I am a current student here

    Financial aid and scholarships are available. Textbooks are a reasonable price in the bookstore, but you can buy them online or from previous students.

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  • 4
  • rachel from granite falls, nc
  • Apr-10-2016 I am a current student here

    teachers are caring and really strive to see their students succeed. you get one on one time with many of the instructors if you need it. if you need extra help in your studies there is a fantastic tutoring program for free!

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  • 5
  • Carly
  • Aug-28-2013 I am a current student here

    Going to WPCC was the smartest decision for me because you can get pretty much the exact same education there as you could get at a university without spending tons of money.

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  • 5
  • Skyler from Valdese, NC
  • Jul-17-2013 I am a current student here

    What could be better than getting a degree for a few thousand dollars? I got my associate's in arts degree for about $500.

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