Piedmont Community College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 1197
Roxboro, NC 27573-1197
Tel: (336)599-1181
Fax: (336)597-3817
Web Site: http://www.piedmont.cc.nc.us/


State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of North Carolina Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 178-acre small town campus. Endowment: $1.8 million. Research spending 2003-04: $3902. Total enrollment: 2,189. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 28:1. 947 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 826 students, 54% women, 46% men. Part-time: 1,363 students, 58% women, 42% men. Students come from 10 states and territories, 2 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 42% black, 0.4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 47% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs. Off campus study at other technical institutes and community colleges in North Carolina.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing program. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required for some: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous until 9/29.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $38 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $211 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $15 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Major annual events: Family Day, Valentine Dance, Blood Drive. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: security guard during certain evening and weekend hours. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 24,166 books and 278 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $199,414. 75 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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