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Western Piedmont Community College

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Western Piedmont Community College is a Public institution located in Morganton, NC. The school... has approximatley 1420 undergraduate students. The school offers students 2-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $24,530. The average age of students entering Western Piedmont Community College is 24. The most popular programs at the Western Piedmont Community College are: Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities (39%), Health Professions And Related Programs (22%), Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services (11%), Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (7%) and Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields (5%).


Tuition & Fees
$8,721
Average Debt at Graduation
$4,671
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$48

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the Western Piedmont Community College.

Tuition & Fees
$8,721
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$2,100
Total Expected Costs
$10,821

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$5,348
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $5,019
$30,001 - $48,000 $5,542
$48,001 - $75,000 $5,664
$75,001 - $110,000 $8,489
$110,000 + $0

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the Western Piedmont Community College.

1,420 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 41%

Female Students: 59%

47% Full Time / 53% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 24

Low Income Students: 46%


Race / Ethnicity

The average student can expect to graduate from the Western Piedmont Community College with the amount of debt stated below.

Average Debt at Graduation
$4,671
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$48

The graduation rate at the Western Piedmont Community College is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
29%
Students who Return after their First Year
67%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the Western Piedmont Community College.

Associate Degrees
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Communications Technologies, Technicians and Support Services
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Education

Certificate/Diploma
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Communications Technologies, Technicians and Support Services
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Education

Most Popular Programs
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities (39%)
  • Health Professions And Related Programs (22%)
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services (11%)
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (7%)
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields (5%)