Pitt Community College

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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.

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