Western Piedmont Community College

Morganton, NC, USA
3.28 Average Rating

Western Piedmont Community College is a 2-year institution in western North Carolina. WPCC offers degrees and certificates in 42 fields of study and every student is equipped with Microsoft Access software for use on up to five devices. Home of the largest community college campus in North Carolina, WPCC features opportunities for outdoor recreation such as tennis courts and a hiking trail. The college’s Sam J. Ervin Library is named for the local senator who chaired the Watergate hearings.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
98%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
1,789
Total Number of Undergrads
1,789
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,589
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$2,577
Out-of-State Tuition
$8,721
Students Receiving Financial Aid
82%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,594
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
39%
61%
Size of Town
City: Small
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$27,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.28 Average Rating
Western Piedmont Community College, WPCC, had greatly helped prepared me to go into a 4-year University. Attending WPCC was a challenged, but with the help of my instructors I managed to pass my classes. I am grateful to have attend WPCC.
Der from Valdese, NC
A great community college that you can learn many things from some great teachers.
Zachary from Rutherford College, NC

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