Wilson Community College, located in Wilson, North Carolina, is one of the 52 schools that comprise the North Carolina Community College System. The school was established in 1958 as the Wilson Industrial Education Center, and is one of the system's oldest institutions. The school almost immediately began to expand, resulting in the construction of new facilities over the course of its history. The school became a Wilson Technical Community College in 1989. The school changed its name again in 2007 to better reflect its expanded role as a comprehensive institution.
Wilson Community College offers a variety of programs that allow students to pursue career training or academic transfer opportunities. Career training programs are designed to prepare students with the skills and abilities necessary to enter the workforce as qualified professionals. Programs take up to two years to complete and result in a certificate or degree that demonstrates competency and allows for pursuit of employment at the entry level. Academic transfer programs provide the first two years of a four year education, followed by transfer to a college or university to complete the final two years and earn one's bachelor's degree. Transfer is made easier to North Carolina public institutions, though transfer is possible to private and out of state schools.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Wilson Community College is an open enrollment institution that allows any individual that meets the minimum requirements for admission to enroll through the submission of an application. Students must also provide a transcript of their previous education, and if possible their standardized test scores. If test scores are unavailable the student may be required to take a placement exam prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Aid must be applied for prior to each academic year through the completion and submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which is used to determine need and aid program eligibility for a student's financial aid packet.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. 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: $2,100-$2,500
- Out-of-State: $7,400-$8,938
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $74-$89 per unit
- Out-of-State: $270-$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||87%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||81%||$4,718|
|Receiving Student Loans||19%||$4,205|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Wilson Community College may offer student services including:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
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 Wilson 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,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
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