Wilson Community College

Wilson Community College

Wilson Technical Community College is a two-year college and is located in Wilson, North Carolina, United States. It was chartered on April 3, 1958 as Wilson Industrial Education Center. The name was officially changed to Wilson Community College in 2007. The college is a member of the North Carolina Community College System. The college grants associate's degrees and diploma certificates in diverse areas of study. It also offers continuing education programs.

Wilson Community College has an active student life. The campus boasts a wide variety of student clubs, organizations, and honor societies. Some of them include the Student Government Association, National Vocational Technical Honor Society, and Phi Theta Kappa. The college also provides placement assistance to the students taking admission in the college.

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Wilson Community College
902 Herring Ave
Wilson , NC 27893-3310
General Phone: (252) 291-1195

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Wilson Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching132special ed, elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Security and Law Enforcement47criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine44registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts41language translation, sign language translation, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management24business management, accounting
Mechanics and Repair18HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, vehicle maintenance
Medical Support and Technology18surgical tech, health diagnostic professions, dialysis tech
Office and Administration16office management, executive secretary
Computer Science and Engineering15information technology, computer programming, computer networking, computer security
Engineering Technician11mechanical engineering tech
Law10legal assistant
Construction Trades8electrician
Beauty and Cosmetology2cosmetology
Production Trades2welding

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year13814
Associate's degree19720
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years5310

Wilson Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wilson Community College had a total enrollment of 1,642 students (1,735 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 49%
Black 47%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 15%
20-21 12%
22-24 12%
25-29 15%
30-34 11%
35-39 10%
40-49 15%
50-64 8%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

North Carolina100%

Wilson Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 40 %
Part-Time 18 %

Wilson Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Wilson, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,408
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,530
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Wilson Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 484500)

Wilson Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year19$49,57336$51,305
All faculty totalacademic year19$49,57336$51,305

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

Wilson Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security
Information Technology

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching, General

Engineering Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Language Interpretation and Translation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
Office Management and Supervision

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
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checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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