Western Piedmont Community College

Morganton, NC
University Website: www.wpcc.edu
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Western Piedmont Community College is a small community college located in Morganton in western North Carolina. It is the home of the Sam J. Ervin Library, dedicated to the veteran U.S. senator, a Morganton native, who chaired the Senate Watergate hearings in 1973.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $8,272.00 avg tuition

1001 Burkemont Ave
Morganton, NC 28655-4511
(828) 438-6000

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Construction Trades
  • Education
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Precision Production
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Western Piedmont Community College

Statistics:
Applied 0
Admitted 0 NaN%
Enrolled total 0
Full Time: 0
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 60%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
Secondary School Record Not applicable
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable
Admission Test Scores Not applicable
TOEFL Not applicable
Other Tests Not applicable
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Western Piedmont Community College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $2,128.00 $2,128.00 $8,272.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $27.00 $27.00 $27.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $67.00 $67.00 $259.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $11,151.00 $4,050.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $4,050.00 $4,050.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,300.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 86%
Percent receiving grant aid 85%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,831.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 29%
Avg amount of student loan aid $3,054.00

Western Piedmont Community College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture X
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst X
Information Science/Studies X
CONSTRUCTION TRADES
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other X
EDUCATION
Teacher Assistant/Aide X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician X
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other X
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other X
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician X
Surveying Technology/Surveying X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Child Care and Support Services Management X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician X
Health Aide X
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary X
Medical/Clinical Assistant X
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Police Science X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PRECISION PRODUCTION
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant X
Precision Production, Other X
Welding Technology/Welder X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Cinematography and Film/Video Production X
Interior Design X

Western Piedmont Community College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Chad B. Cole Merit Scholarship Up to $4,000 June 01, 2017
State Employees Credit Union Foundation Scholarship - WPCC $2,500 June 01, 2017
William Pickney Corpening Merit Scholarship - Continuing Students $2,200 June 01, 2017
William Pickney Corpening Merit Scholarship - Continuing Students $2,200 June 01, 2017
William Pickney Corpening Memorial Scholarship $2,000 June 01, 2017
Ruth Coffey Isenhour Scholarship $2,000 June 01, 2017
Morganton Elks Lodge Scholarship $2,000 June 01, 2017
Huffman-Byrd Scholarship Up to $2,000 June 01, 2017
William Hall Scholarship $1,600 June 01, 2017
Sam Ervin III Scholarship $1,000 June 01, 2017

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