Pamlico Community College

Overview of Pamlico Community College

Students attend Pamlico Community College in Grantsboro, NC, a rural area. The school is a public institution. Pamlico Community College degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Pamlico Community College is known for its programs in computer science and engineering, construction trades, landscaping and horticulture, security and law enforcement.

Pamlico Community College Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.


Pamlico Community College maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

There are 393 students at the school (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at Pamlico Community College are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Pamlico Community College is to provide accessible and affordable quality education, workforce training, and lifelong learning opportunities for the community served by the College."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Pamlico Community College

Pamlico Community College
5049 Hwy 306 South
Grantsboro , NC 28529
General Phone: (252) 249-1851

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Pamlico Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades69masonry, carpentry, electrician
Medical Support and Technology49medical assistant, electrocardiograph tech
Computer Science and Engineering27information science
Landscaping and Horticulture24applied horticulture
Security and Law Enforcement23corrections and criminal justice
Education and Teaching8early childhood education
Office and Administration3executive secretary
Engineering Technician3environmental engineering tech
Business and Management2business management, accounting technology
Liberal Arts1liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental studies
Beauty and Cosmetology0cosmetology

Number of programs and degrees for Pamlico Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year15412
Associate's degree4113
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years158

Pamlico Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pamlico Community College had a total enrollment of 393 students (260 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 51%
Black 46%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 15%
18-19 13%
20-21 8%
22-24 8%
25-29 12%
30-34 12%
35-39 9%
40-49 16%
50-64 7%
65+ 1%

Pamlico Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 39 %
Part-Time 25 %

Pamlico Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,379
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,501
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Pamlico Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 703100)

Pamlico Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year11$53,4908$50,645
All faculty totalcalendar year11$53,4908$50,645

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year4$41,7065$45,133
All faculty totalacademic year4$41,7065$45,133

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Pamlico Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other

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What Sets Pamlico Community College Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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