South Piedmont Community College is part of the North Carolina System along with 57 other comprehensive colleges. It has four campuses that serve the residents of Union County and Anson County, North Carolina. One of these is located in Polkton, NC 28135.
This school places learning at the center of its academic services and prides itself as a learning college. SPCC creates an environment that fosters self-discovery to cultivate student's critical thinking and problem solving abilities. Learning is facilitated in as many ways as possible utilizing the most efficient methods and it is continually enhanced to maintain high standards. Moreover, students are encouraged to fully participate in the learning process.
With a goal to produce successful students and instigate community development, SPCC offers quality and accessible education with more than 90 programs to choose from. These programs can guide students to the right direction whether they intend to pursue a Bachelor's degree or start a career in the industry. Graduates are assisted in transferring to four-year institutions with established articulation agreements.
Selected classes are delivered through distance learning including online, blended, web-enhanced, interactive television, and video courses. Aside from the degree programs, other trainings for workforce development and continuing education courses are also offered such as Early College, Adult Basic Education, GED and Adult High School, English for Speakers of Other Languages, and Compensatory Education programs. All these are designed in response to the current industry and workforce needs.
SPCC Career Services support students in determining their career path. Students are provided with career counseling, career assessments and workshops. This office also provides students with job resources such as Virtual Career Library, career related links and annual Career Connections Fairs.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,400. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $1,700-$2,100
- Out-of-State: $6,300-$7,603
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $72-$86 per unit
- Out-of-State: $260-$320 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||71%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||69%||$5,056|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, South Piedmont Community College may provide student services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for South Piedmont Community College, versus those community colleges in North Carolina, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|South Piedmont Community College||Anson County||North Carolina|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by South Piedmont Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to South Piedmont Community College.
- Stanly Community College in Albemarle, NC (23 miles away)
- Richmond Community College in Hamlet, NC (27 miles away)
- Montgomery Community College in Troy, NC (29 miles away)
- Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC (40 miles away)
- Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst, NC (45 miles away)