1. All Colleges
  2. NC
  3. Morganton
  4. Community Colleges
  5. Western Piedmont Community College

Western Piedmont Community College

Western Piedmont Community College is a Public, 2 Years+ school located in Morganton, NC. The 2019 average net price at Western Piedmont Community College is $3,460. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 1,779.

Mission Statement

Western Piedmont Community College's mission is to provide accessible, high-quality education that improves lives and promotes growth in our community.


Logo of Western Piedmont Community College
Major Airport
Location: Morganton, NC
Student Body: 1,779
Education Type: 2 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.wpcc.edu
Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: Unreported
  • Application Fee: $0
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $2,432
Out of State/International Tuition: $8,576
Room and Board: n/a
Books and Supplies: $1,400
Other Fees: $145
Net Price In-District/State: $3,460
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 305
  • Men / Women Ratio: 148 / 157
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 80
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: Unreported
  • International Testing: n/a
  • Total International Students: n/a
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: n/a
  • Recommendations: n/a
  • Admissions Tests Scores: n/a
  • Portfolio: n/a

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 33%
  • Health Professions: 21%
  • Protective Services: 9%
  • Personal/Culinary Services: 8%
  • Engineering Technology: 8%

Academic Programs

Western Piedmont Community College offers 72 Total Programs in Associate's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
Explore All Programs
Associate's Degree ProgramsWestern Piedmont Community College offers 35 Associate's Degree Programs
Agriculture
  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Degree
  • Applied Horticulture, Horticulture Operations, General Degree
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication Technology
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Degree
Computer Science
Construction
  • Building, Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other Degree
Education
Engineering Technology
  • Civil Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Computer Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electromechanical Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology Degree
  • Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies, Technicians, Other Degree
  • Energy Management and Systems Technology, Technician Degree
  • Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, Technician Degree
  • Surveying Technology, Surveying Degree
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other Degree
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, Liberal Studies Degree
Natural Resources, Conservation
Personal/Culinary Services
Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs
Certificate ProgramsWestern Piedmont Community College offers 31 Certificate Programs
Agriculture
  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Degree
  • Applied Horticulture, Horticulture Operations, General Degree
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication Technology
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Degree
Computer Science
Construction
  • Building, Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection, Other Degree
Education
Engineering Technology
  • Civil Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Computer Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies, Technicians, Other Degree
  • Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, Technician Degree
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources, Conservation
Personal/Culinary Services
Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 29%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 30%
  • 1st Year Retention: 67%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $26,100
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 1,779
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 77%
  • Black Students: 7%
  • Hispanic Students: 7%
  • Asian Students: 7%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Non-resident, alien: <1%
  • Two or more races: <1%
  • Unknown: <1%

Transfer Agreements

From Program1 Agreements with 1 Colleges
General Agreement
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
From College1 Programs
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
General Agreement