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Wayne Community College

3000 Wayne Memorial Dr, Goldsboro, NC

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About
Wayne Community College, located in Goldsboro, North Carolina, was founded in 1957 as the Goldsboro Industrial Education Center with all students being part time students until 1962.  Full time courses were originally offered in drafting, auto mechanics, electronics and nursing. Over the next few years additional locations were opened, expanding the school's service area. In 1964 the school was renamed Wayne Technical Institute, and three years later became Wayne Community College to represent its new focus and mission and growing importance and role in the community. The school is one of the many that comprise the North Carolina Community College System and maintains a steady growth rate in enrollment.

Academics
As a comprehensive community college the school offers a variety of programs and services that allow for academic transfer or career training. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education at WCC followed by transfer to a four year college or university to complete the final two years and earn their bachelor's degree. Career training programs provide an  education in a specific industry or field that allows the student to enter the workforce as a qualified professional upon completion. Such programs take between one and two years to complete and confer a degree or certificate upon completion.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Any student interested in enrollment at WCC may enter by completing the application for admission and paying the associated fees. Students are encouraged to supply previous transcripts and test scores, and may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants and distributed based on need as determined by the information provided by the student on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Aid must be applied for prior to each academic year.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $3,000. 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

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $2,300-$2,800
    • Out-of-State: $8,400-$10,140
  • 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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid62%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships62%$4,480
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Wayne Community College may provide student services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Wayne Community College compared to community colleges in North Carolina, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 Wayne Community CollegeWayne CountyNorth Carolina
Graduation Rate17.9%-20.3%
Transfer-out Rate18.2%-19.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1964)
  • Dental Hygienist Program
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1967)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2008)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in North Carolina
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2008)
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Programs Offered

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 Wayne 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,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
62%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
36

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,608