Western Piedmont Community College

Tuition & Fees $8,721
Student Population 1,779
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,196
Graduation Rate 43 %
Students:Faculty 10

Academic Overview

Western Piedmont Community College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Morganton, North Carolina. It is an Associate's - Public Suburban-serving Multicampus by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $2,577 for North Carolina residents and $8,721 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 1,779 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Western Piedmont Community College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $27,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Western Piedmont Community College are $2,577 for North Carolina residents and $8,721 for non-residents.
Western Piedmont Community College 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at WPCC. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,196 and 54% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,779 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Graduation Rate for Western Piedmont Community College is 43 %
Transfer-out Rate for Western Piedmont Community College is 20 %
Retention Rate for Western Piedmont Community College is 62 %
Student Population for Western Piedmont Community College is 1,779
Student to Faculty Rate for Western Piedmont Community College is 10 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,196 at Western Piedmont Community College.

Offered Degrees

WPCC offers 71 major programs through online and on-site education where 7 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate283
One but less than two years certificate81
Associate's Degree353

Special Learning Opportunities

Western Piedmont Community College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Western Piedmont Community College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges