General Information About Western Piedmont Community College
In accordance with the mission of the North Carolina Community College System, the mission of Western Piedmont Community College is to open the door to high-quality, accessible learning opportunities that minimize barriers to postsecondary education, maximize student success, and improve the lives and well-being of individuals by providing: Education, training and retraining for the workforce, including basic skills and literacy education, occupational and pre- baccalaureate programs. Support for economic development through services to and in partnership with business and industry. Services to communities and individuals to promote continuous learning and improve the quality of life. Sound management practices which measure and enhance institutional effectiveness.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Remedial services
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- City: Small
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Tuition & Fees 09-10 Tuition & Fees $1,627 Room & Board Charge $0 Books & Supplies Cost $1,160
Total Financial Aid Amounts Issued Pell Grants $3,667,156 Other Federal Grants $149,397 Scholarships & Fellowships $4,666,009 Discount Applied to Tuition/Fee $1,082,516 Average Grant Dollars Issued $363,692 Avg. Scholarship and Fellowships $2,333,005
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 4,163 Native American 11 Asian 79 African American 426 Hispanic 203 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 2,069 Enrolled FullTime Graduates