Home » University List » North Carolina

5049 Hwy 306 South
Grantsboro, NC 28529
p. 252-249-1851
w. www.pamlicocc.edu

Pamlico Community College

Pamlico Community College Rating: 3.0/5 (1 votes)

Compare This School

Nearby Schools

Schools geographically nearby

Similar Schools

Schools similar in rank, size, etc.


For students of all ages interested in the skills and education necessary to start a career of one’s choosing, Pamlico Community College is a fantastic choice to getting started on that path. Located in coast North Carolina, a number of the school’s programs, such as the Environmental Science program, make exceptional use of the school’s natural surroundings, turning the city and nearby nature into a second classroom.

Established in 1962, the college has grown significantly in the past half-century, adding a number of programs and upgrading its facilities to keep with the demands for truly wired classrooms. The school’s eight different departments each offer highly specialized programs of study in everything from Medical Assisting to Criminal Justice Technology. A number of different specific certificates can be earned, and students can also work towards their associate’s degrees, as well as receive the extra help needed to continue on at a four-year college towards a bachelor’s after they obtain their AA.

For those who need more skills in a particular area, or who are thinking of starting a career for the first time, Pamlico Community College understands the needs to balance helpful academics with the contemporary skills needed to be at the front of the list once it is time to apply for jobs. Therefore, programs like the computer information technologies program and the environmental science technology program make use of today’s industry standards and have you trained and ready to enter the workforce.

But students interested in pursuing something more than just training for a job can also find a fulfilling academic experience at Pamlico Community College. The Associate of Arts degree is one of the most popular on campus, and even other courses of study require a basic core of English and history classes, of which many different options can be chosen.

Pamlico Community College also plays a big part in adult education and bettering the community, with numerous night courses devoted to everything from the basic skills needed to specialty training in emergency services. These courses are a huge asset to the community, and the college expands the catalogue of continuing education every year.

Most Popular Fields of Study


Students interested in attending Pamlico Community College must submit an application, their GED or high school diploma, high school transcript, and ACT or SAT test scores. Students must also submit a nonrefundable application processing fee. For those who are coming to college for a second time, it is recommended that you submit your transcript from your previous institution, to see if any credits transfer. International students must submit everything that first-time college students do, except with their official documents translated into English. For some programs, additional requirements apply, and for others, there is no need to provide SAT and ACT test scores, so check with the person in charge of your chosen department before sending in your application.

Financial Aid

Many students attending Pamlico Community College require some form of financial assistance. Since college is a major investment, it is often very helpful to sit down with someone in the Financial Aid Office and make a plan towards the best way to finance one’s education. Financial Aid Office counselors can also help out with completing your FAFSA, looking for federal and state loans you might be eligible for, and even finding other scholarships in the community both need and merit-based. There is also a PCC Loan Program, which is another helpful option for paying for classes.

Student Financial Aid Details

Secrets to getting the best scholarships and financial aid in North Carolina.


The student body of Pamlico Community College is rather diverse, with a vast number of first-time college students in classes with those who have returned to earn a degree in a different subject, jump-start a new career, or perhaps start college for the very first time. Small student to teacher ratios make it easier to learn, but also easier to get to know your fellow students. As a commuter campus, students do not live at Pamlico Community College, but rather, in apartments and houses nearby. There is, however, free parking on campus. On-campus facilities include a contemporary auditorium, multipurpose building, library, and student center.

Student Enrollment Demographics


Students interested in playing sports while attending Pamlico Community College have their choice from men and women’s intramural basketball, table tennis, softball, and volleyball.

Information Summary

Ranks 93rd in North Carolina and 2606th overall
See the entire top 2,000 colleges and universities list

Add an image …

Contributed Photos

Pamlico Community College

Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Grantsboro, NC 28529
Surrounding communityDistant rural area (between 5 to 25 mi. away from an urban area)
Total Population1,953 (N/A urban / 1,953 rural)
Households756 (2.46 people per house)
Median Household Income$38,155
Families563 (2.85 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Rural-serving Small
Undergraduate PopulationMixed part/full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingVery small two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAssociate's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District3703

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 3915th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $2,288 $2,288 $8,432
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $38 $38 $38
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $72 $72 $264
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $3,506 $3,506 $9,650
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $9,774 $9,774 $15,918
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $5,306 $5,306 $11,450

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $2,164 $1,738 $2,164 $1,738 $8,308 $6,286
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,200(N/C)
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $4,800 $7,344
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $1,800 $1,920
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $1,800 $2,862

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

Total 65 8 4 2 181 5 265
Accounting 3 3
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General 7 2 10 3 22
Business Administration and Management, General 3 3
Carpentry/Carpenter 5 2 9 16
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 4 8 12
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 18 18
Electrician 15 1 1 1 13 31
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist 2 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology 4 4
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Information Technology 13 2 1 11 1 28
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 1 3 4
Mason/Masonry 11 1 1 4 1 18
Medical Office Management/Administration 23 23
Medical/Clinical Assistant 54 54
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist 1 1
Office Management and Supervision 3 3
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 8 2 10 20
Welding Technology/Welder 3 3

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 3165th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $52,722 ($54,668 male / $46,359 female)
Number of FT Faculty 27 (13 male / 14 female)
Number of PT Faculty 87
FT Faculty Ratio 0.3 : 1
Total Benefits $541,288

Add a video …

Related and Contributed Videos

There aren't any videos for this school. Be the first to share your video to thousands of people!

This website and its associated pages are not affiliated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by this school.
StateUniversity.com has no official or unofficial affiliation with Pamlico Community College.