Wayne Community College

Goldsboro, NC 27534
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Wayne Community College (WCC) is located in Goldsboro, North Carolina. This school was established back in 1958 and more than 14,000 students enroll in this community college every single year. There are various vocational and technical programs that will allow students to earn certificates. Many of these programs are career-oriented and can lead directly to lucrative employment opportunities. There are also many associate’s degree programs as well as some diploma programs. WCC has college transfer options for students who are interested in continuing on at four-year universities.

The WCC nursing program gives students the chance to earn diplomas through the practical nursing program. Students can also choose to pursue becoming registered nurses through the associate’s degree in nursing program. Each of these programs will offer you a thorough educational experience. The curriculum of these nursing programs includes classroom teaching as well as laboratories and clinical practice situations. The associate’s degree nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students3,426
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate77%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 22
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 13
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 96.4%
  • NCLEX-RN: 95.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1970 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/2008 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
02/01/2008 - 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, 93% of Wayne 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 92% $5,158
Other Federal Grant 3% $5,272
State Grant & Scholarships 51% $1,769
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 29% $684
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
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$2,260
$30,001 to $48,000$4,014
$48,001 to $75,000$4,033
$75,001 to $110,000$5,384
Over $110,000--

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and North Carolina state board of nursing.
Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534

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