Wilson Community College in Wilson

Wilson, NC

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Wilson Community College offers 162-degree programs and 33 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 15:1. 32.2% are women, and 67.8% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Wilson Community College is 8537$, that is at the level of national average. 20% of full-time Wilson Community College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $25,800, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Wilson Community College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Wilson Community College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$8,227
$30,001 - $48,000$8,999
$48,001 - $75,000$8,942
$75,001 - $110,000$12,303



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Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


920 of Wilson Community College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 52 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Wilson Community College number 108 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in North Carolina.

Students at Wilson Community College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
$30,001 - $48,000
$48,001 - $75,000
$75,001 - $110,000

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduation Rate


Wilson Community College graduation rate is below the national average.

20% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Wilson Community College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Wilson Community College is 15:1, that means that for every 15 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Wilson Community College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Wilson Community College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in North Carolina.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Wilson Community College offers 162 programs in total: 75 are for Associate's degree, 57 - for less than 1-year certificate programs, and 30 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 196 universities in North Carolina state. Wilson Community College is one of the few institutions in North Carolina that offers an Associate's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 33 distance learning programs that are provided in the Wilson Community College: 18 are for Associate's degree and 15 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the North Carolina state average data to help you compare.


Wilson Community College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1509 students with 45265 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Wilson Community College

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During the past weeks, I've taken three workshops sponsored by the Small Business Center and I'm signed up to take many more. I'm a witness to the value these workshops can provide to a small business. I'm a practicing studio artist born and raised in Wilson. My social media profile has enabled me to participate in art events in the US and Canada, far from Wilson County. I learned how to do what I do from Small Business workshops especially those taught by Martin Brossman. It can happen for you and your small business as well with an investment of you time, energy and willingness to learn new skills. The rules of marketing are changing. Learn how using social media can help support your dreams of a successful business.

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The WCC Small Business Center's Podcasting class was incredibly benefical...and inspiring. Martin Brossman and his sidekick Andreas explained everything clearly and offered handholding for novice entrepreneurs. I am thrilled!

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If u have a problem you might as well quit while ur ahead. Staff will not resolve the issue & u basically have to catch on fire to talk to the president! If u want to know why the graduation rate is 17% come on over & waste your money if you have time & you will soon find out.

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Returning to college after many years was EASY! The counselors and staff have been a wonderful help through the entire process. Thank you all! As a business owner, I have reached out to the Small Business Center and they have assisted me in so many ways! Use your local resources people! They are here to support you! Thank you Wilson Community College and SBC!

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Pretty disappointed in the lack of communication and care in students continued education. I was willing to drive over an hour to attend their LPN to RN Transitions program, but received zero communication when I applied and sent required documents. After reaching out, 4 weeks later I finally speak to someone and the excuse was that it was fall registration and they had been swamped. Ok, no big deal. I drive the distance to speak to someone in admissions and get the answers I need only to end up needing to speak with the Nursing Director who is absolutely unreachable by phone or email. I've been trying to reach Becky Strickland, LONG before I even applied, with zero response. Gladly taking my continued education elsewhere. A school that has little interest in getting you in will have little interest in seeing you and helping you succeed.

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Location & Website

Address: 902 Herring Ave


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +2522911195

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: wilsoncc.edu

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