Wilson Technical Community College: Narrative Description

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902 Herring Ave., PO Box 4305
Wilson, NC 27893-3310
Tel: (252)291-1195
Admissions: (252)246-1275
Fax: (252)243-7148
Web Site: http://www.wilsontech.edu/


State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of North Carolina Community College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1958. Setting: 35-acre small town campus. Endowment: $837,822. Educational spending 2003-04: $3094 per student. Total enrollment: 2,077. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 20:1. 507 applied, 97% were admitted. Full-time: 1,054 students, 73% women, 27% men. Part-time: 1,023 students, 71% women, 29% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 4 other countries, 21% from out-of-state, 0.1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 49% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 61% 25 or older, 15% transferred in. 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, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for health occupations programs. Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT COMPASS or ACT Asset required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1216 full-time, $38 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $6752 full-time, $211 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $38 full-time, $.75 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 11-hour patrols by trained security personnel. College housing not available. 38,466 books, 44,853 microform titles, 7,658 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $254,671. 33 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

The campus is located in Wilson, NC, a community of 37,000. Raleigh, the capital, is 45 miles west of Wilson.

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