Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC)

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  Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC)

Morganton, NC

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Western Piedmont Community College

Western Piedmont Community College

Western Piedmont Community College Student Essentials

Western Piedmont Community College Student Essentials Region: Setting: Type: Affiliation: Size: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: Parking Permit Required: Selectivity: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Retention Rate: Enrollment: Year Established:
Large Town Setting
Not applicable
Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Open Admissions

About WPCC

With a true commitment to the citizens of Burke County, Western Piedmont Community College offers a variety of academics to suit a variety of needs. The school consists of the following divisions:

  • Business Technologies
  • Developmental Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Science, Engineering and Mathematics

Western Piedmont also provides continuing education programs in Emergency & Health Services, as well as specific occupational training. In addition to these certification programs, the school offers workforce development. Computer training, entrepreneurship workshops and classes for unemployment adults help to enrich the local economy.

The majority of financial aid at WPCC comes from federal sources. These need-based grants and student loans combine with state scholarships like the North Carolina Community College Grant to provide significant assistance. The school also offers several institutional scholarships to eligible students.

As a community college, Western Piedmont keeps its admissions open to all who seek higher education. If you’re over the age of 18 or have graduated high school, and you can benefit from higher education, you can enroll at WPCC.

The admissions process varies depending on the type of program you register for, so make sure to consult the school’s website for further information.

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WPCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Western Piedmont Community College 5 stars overall.

1 review 1 review 0 reviews 0 reviews 0 reviews

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating

I think Western Piedmont is a great college that offers a great oppurtunity for a good education at a reasonable price. I enjoy the classes most. If your an up and coming student just relax and enjoy.

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WPCC Map & Location

Western Piedmont Community College

1001 Burkemont Ave

Morganton, NC 28655

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Getting Around WPCC


Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10 walk


Seasonal average temperatures for Morganton, NC

Winter Dec 50 29 Jan 49 26 Feb 53 30 Spring Mar 61 36 Apr 70 44 May 78 53 Summer Jun 85 62 Jul 88 66 Aug 86 65 Fall Sep 79 58 Oct 70 45 Nov 61 36

WPCC Students

Total Students

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 81%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian American Indian or Alaska native Asian Unknown and Other
Undergraduate 100% Graduate % Full-Time 32% Part-Time 68% International 0% Domestic 100%

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