Pitt Community College

Winterville, NC 28590

Pitt Community College (PCC) is located in Winterville, North Carolina and is a part of the North Carolina Community College System. This two-year institution has been serving the community since 1961 and it offers students a great academic experience. More than 11,000 students are enrolled in the various programs that are offered by this school. PCC has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Students can earn associate’s degrees in many different fields of study as well as several diploma programs and certificate programs. PCC has a robust online education program and offers many courses online. The school's continuing education programs have also proven to be popular over the years.

The PCC nursing program helps students to pursue their dreams of becoming registered nurses. This associate’s degree nursing program allows nursing students to learn in a safe environment. All curriculum is designed to prepare nursing students for life as RNs as well as the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. There is also an RN to BBN program in affiliation with East Carolina University. This allows students to work toward their bachelor’s degrees by being enrolled in both schools. The associate’s degree nursing program is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).


Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate61%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 17 74
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/2009 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$76/credit
In State Students$76/credit
Out of State Students$268/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $3,420 $3,420 $12,060
ADN 70 $5,320 $5,320 $18,760
BSN 125 $9,500 $9,500 $33,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 82% of Pitt Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 61% $5,017
Other Federal Grant 5% $309
State Grant & Scholarships 19% $1,684
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 19% $1,325
Federal Student Loans 28% $5,426
Private Loans 1% $9,412


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,033
$30,001 to $48,000$6,418
$48,001 to $75,000$7,113
$75,001 to $110,000$9,915
Over $110,000$10,824

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.

Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590

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