Central Piedmont Community College

Charlotte, NC, USA
3.00 Average Rating

With brick buildings across many blocks, Central Piedmont Community College maintains six campuses across Mecklenburg County.  The locations include the newly renovated performing arts Pease Auditorium and the Philip L. Van Every Culinary Arts Center dining rooms and amphitheater kitchen. CPCC students have the opportunity to travel abroad to Europe, South America, Asia, or Africa, and can graduate as an N.C. Scholar of Global Distinction, which signifies global competencies.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
100%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Other June 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
88%
Out-Of-State Students
2%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
19,100
Total Number of Undergrads
19,100
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,369
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$4,550
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$10,694
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1637

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
55%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,522
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
55%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,376
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$1,677

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
2%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,693
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$5,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$53
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
62
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

School Colors
Green/Black
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Charlotte
Raleigh
Greensboro
Atlanta
Hickory
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$27,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.00 Average Rating
cpcc is great, with small classes, two free gyms, and classes on every subject i've ever heard of. the staff are always helpful and informative. they offer classes to fit your schedule from 8:30 am to 10:00 pm m-f and online. and with five campuses it is convenunt travel wise.
Adam from Concord, NC
CPCC is convenient, relaxed, and definitely the way to go! Every campus is clean and fresh-looking, and the students are diverse and friendly. Professors of all areas will do their best to help you succeed not only in the class but in life.
Shelby from Waxhaw, NC
Responsible, Scholarly, Trustworthy
Meghann from Huntersville, NC
central piedmont community college is a great school. i have learned so much while being here. the teachers are great and willing to help you learn.
Deanna from Charlotte, NC
I am a little disappointed because the CNA program is not covered by financial aid. On the other hand, I love the convienence of the college being close to home. Lastly, the staff is friendly.
Sugeil from Charlotte, NC
central piedmont community college is a great school!
they have a lot of different degrees to choose from.
the central campus is fairly large and easy to get around.
Tyson from Iron Station, NC

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