Total Enrollment 3,322
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 12 : 1

Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Ave, Morganton, North Carolina 28655-4511
(828) 438-6000

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 more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities Distance learning opportunities
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Campus Setting City: Small
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline May 26, 2011
Admissions Office Phone 828.438.6000
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 2008 Western Piedmont Community College. 1001 Burkemont Ave., Morganton, NC, 28655
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