Pitt Community College

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School Overview

Pitt Community College (or PCC) is a two-year college and technical school located in Winterville, North Carolina. Approximately 9,000 students attend the school. PCC runs on a quarter system, rather than a semester system.

Degrees and Programs Offered at Pitt Community College

Students attending PCC can choose associate’s degrees or certificates, or participate in diploma programs and transfer programs that help students work toward earning a bachelor’s degree at a four-year school. These programs are divided into six divisions: Arts and Sciences; Business; Construction and Industrial Technology; Continuing Education and Community Services; Health Sciences; and Public Services and Fine Arts. Some continuing education programs are also offered including computer technology, GED, English as a second language, and public safety training. While many classes are offered on campus, students also have the opportunity to choose from online courses and degree programs.

Nontraditional students who may have work commitments during the week can take part in PCC’s Weekend College, which offers classes on Friday evenings, all day Saturday, and Sunday afternoons. Students participating in this program can earn certificates and associates degrees in a variety of fields. They can take their courses online or in person.

PCC Library

The PCC Library has more than 37,000 volumes and many subscriptions to print magazines, journals, and electronic databases. The library space has an open study area, study rooms, A/V material review rooms, 120 computers, and a teaching lab.

Financial Aid Options

PCC offers several financial aid options. These include the Federal Pell Grant program, the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, a State Incentive Grant, merit and need-based scholarships, Federal Stafford Direct Loans, and Parent PLUS loans. The college also participates in the federal work-study program. Jobs in this program can include clerical positions on campus or tutoring at-risk youth or fellow students.

Although no housing is offered, PCC strives to create a community feel. Various clubs and activities are offered including groups for specific majors, a booster club, and organizations for interests such as drama and chess. The PCC mascot is the Bulldog. Four intercollegiate sports are offered: baseball and basketball for men, and softball and volleyball for women. PCC teams compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association.

Pitt Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

General Information

Admission Office

PO Drawer 7007

Greenville, NC 27835-7007

(252) 321-4245

Fax: (252) 321-4612

Contact: Joanne Ceres

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Drawer 7007

Greenville, NC 27835-7007

(252) 321-4200


Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,813


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special admission requirements for some allied health programs. SAT and/or ACT may be used in lieu of the college’s placement test for placement into English and math courses.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Greenhouse Management C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
E-Commerce A
Human Resources Development A,C
Human Resources Management A
Insurance/Risk Management C
Marketing Management A,C
Office Management A,C
Operations Management A,C
Real Estate C
Sales and Distribution A,C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – Specific Applications A,C
Computer Programming – Vendor/Product Certification A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C

Construction Trades

Electrician A,C
Masonry/Tile Setting C


Early Childhood Education A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Engineering/Industrial Management A,C
Manufacturing Technologies A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Health Services – General A
Management/Clinical Assistant C
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Assistance A
Medical Office Administration A,C
Medical Office Assistant C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Mental Health Services Technology A
Nuclear Medical Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Respiratory Therapy Technician A
Ward Clerk C

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Cosmetology A,C
Funeral Services/Mortuary Science A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology A,C
Welding Technology A,C

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Police Science A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Pitt Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(252) 493-7200
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www1.cfnc.org/Applications/NC_Community_College/apply.html?application_id=1517
Address:1986 Pitt Tech Road, Winterville, NC 28590
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,279
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,070 (49% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,929
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,537
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:80%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,770

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Pitt Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Pitt Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services87
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services54
Construction Trades42
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields54
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs1315
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12
Legal Professions and Studies22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities13
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians52
Precision Production42
Visual and Performing Arts12
Grand total5150

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Pitt Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services74
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services31
Health Professions and Related Programs52
Legal Professions and Studies1
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total178

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Pitt Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
Books and supplies$1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid69380%
Grant or scholarship aid65976%$4,770
Student loan aid26230%$5,717

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6,85280%$4,507
Federal student loans3,56642%$6,467

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Pitt Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Pitt Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Pitt Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,279
Undergraduate enrollment8,279
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Pitt Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Medical Dosimetry (MD) - Programs for medical dosimetrists
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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