Directory Information

Address1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, NC 28655-4511
Phone828-438-3500
WEBwww.wpcc.edu
Admissionwww.wpcc.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://www1.cfnc.org/applications/NC_community_college/apply.html?application_id=1534
Financial Aidwww.wpcc.edu/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorwww.wpcc.edu/financial-aid/net-price-calculator
Veterans Tuitionwww.wpcc.edu/students/student-services/veterans-affairs
Disability Servicewww.wpcc.edu/disability-services/
School TypePublic, 2-4 years
Carnegie CategoryAssociate's - Public Rural-serving Medium
Highest Degree OfferedAssociate's degree

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2019 Tuition & Fees and 2020 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2019 tuition and fees are $2,577 for in-state students and $8,721 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2020 tuition & fees are $2,577 for North Carolina residents and $8,721 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation of the school is $27,100.
2018-19 Tuition & Fees2019-20 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$2,577$8,721
WPCC 2018-2019 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$2,577$8,721
Western Piedmont Community College 2019-2020 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2019-2020 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2019 Key Stats

The average graduation rate is 29%. Total 1,834 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2019 Key Academics Stats at WPCC
Graduation Rate »29%
Transfer-out Rate18%
Retention Rate67%(full-time), 44% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio10.00% (10 to 1)
Student Population »1,834 (all undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$6,196
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$27,100

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Western Piedmont Community College offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at WPCC
Online ClassUndergraduate,
ROTCNo
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationNo
Study AbroadNo
WPCC provides a number of student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students.
On-Campus Student Services at WPCC
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersNo
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Western Piedmont Community College.
WPCC Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanNo
Dormitory CapacityNo Campus Housing Facilities Provided


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