Central Piedmont Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Central Piedmont Community College is a very large two-year, public school with 19,500 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1963 and is one of the 20 schools and colleges located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
72
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Central Piedmont Community College.

Central Piedmont Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 72 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Criminal Justice, Management, Computer Science, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
56%
The student retention rate at Central Piedmont Community College is low at 56% (below North Carolina average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Central Piedmont Community College is very low - 15%. Nearly 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Central Piedmont Community College is reasonably decent - 20:1. Learn more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,700
Average tuition prices are relatevely low - $8,400 per year. The additional fees at Central Piedmont Community College not covered by tuition are approximately $300; which comes to a total of $8,700 per year.

Read the details about Central Piedmont Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Central Piedmont Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (704) 330-2722 or check Central Piedmont Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Central Piedmont Community College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Central Piedmont Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Central Piedmont Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Central Piedmont Community College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Central Piedmont Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Central Piedmont Community College, 1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204, USA
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