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Central Piedmont Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Central Piedmont Community College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Central Piedmont Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Central Piedmont Community College was awarded 21 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Central Piedmont Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Central Piedmont Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Central Piedmont Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Central Piedmont Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Central Piedmont Community College is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Central Piedmont Community College is 30%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Piedmont Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Central Piedmont Community College this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Good Overall Diversity at Central Piedmont Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 18,824 undergraduates at Central Piedmont Community College with 6,781 being full-time and 12,043 being part-time.

Central Piedmont Community College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Central Piedmont Community College is 75.38 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  75.38 out of 100
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How Much Does Central Piedmont Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Central Piedmont Community College is $6,325. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Central Piedmont Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Central Piedmont Community College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $5,982 a year. That adds up to $23,928 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Central Piedmont Community College is 13.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do Central Piedmont Community College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Central Piedmont Community College make around $27,600 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 31% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Central Piedmont Community College

Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, Central Piedmont Community College is a public institution. The location of Central Piedmont Community College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Location of Central Piedmont Community College

Contact details for Central Piedmont Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1201 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: 704-330-2722
Website: www.cpcc.edu

Central Piedmont Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Central Piedmont Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Central Piedmont Community College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 10,756 students took at least one online class at Central Piedmont Community College. This is an increase from the 10,649 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 10,756 4,139
2016-2017 10,649 3,903
2015-2016 10,463 3,703
2014-2015 10,177 3,256
2013-2014 10,595 3,244

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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