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Wilson Community College (WCC)

902 Herring Ave, Wilson, NC

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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.

Academics

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid87%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships81%$4,718
Receiving Student Loans19%$4,205

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

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
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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 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

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

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

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
87%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,790