Pitt Community College: Narrative Description

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Hwy. 11 South, PO Drawer 7007
Greenville, NC 27835-7007
Tel: (252)321-4200
Admissions: (252)321-4208
Fax: (252)321-4401
Web Site: http://www.pittcc.edu/


State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Part of North Carolina Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1961. Setting: 172-acre small town campus. Endowment: $199,213. Educational spending 2003-04: $2525 per student. Total enrollment: 5,980. 1,415 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 3,200 students, 58% women, 42% men. Part-time: 2,780 students, 62% women, 38% men. Students come from 13 states and territories, 2% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 32% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.4% international, 44% 25 or older, 27% transferred in. Retention: 57% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. ROTC: Army.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for health science programs. Options: electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT ASSET or ACT COMPASS required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1216 full-time, $38 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6752 full-time, $211 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $76 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Learning Resources Center with 43,558 books, 1,433 microform titles, 275 serials, 5,225 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $698,665. 60 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus.

Community Environment:

See East Carolina University.

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