Wilkes Community College

Wilkesboro, NC, USA
3.16 Average Rating

With a main campus nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Brushy Mountains, Wilkes Community College is a 2-year college serving three counties in northwest North Carolina. WCC is home to five academic departments including a College and Career Readiness division featuring adult education courses. In addition to classroom space, the campus also houses the WCC Gardens which provide a laboratory space for students in the Horticulture Department. Every year, WCC hosts MerleFest—a bluegrass and Appalachian music festival that functions as the biggest fundraiser for The WCC Foundation.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
100%
Out of State Students
1%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
2,609
Total Number of Undergrads
2,609
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$5,431
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$2,572
Out-of-State Tuition
$8,716
Students Receiving Financial Aid
74%
Average Aid Per Year
$3,918
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
21
Size of Town
Town: Distant
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
60%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$26,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.16 Average Rating
Wilkes Community college has excellent professors. They have a tremendous amount of programs and class to offer. They have one of the nicest campuses for a community college.
Katelyn from Purlear, NC
Wilkes Community College is a wonderful place to begin a college career at. This school is an A+ school in academics and has wonderful staff and a lovely facility. This college is top grade when it comes to quality of the education.
Kayla from Purlear, NC

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