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Is Central Piedmont Community College a Good School for Veterans?

If you're a veteran who is thinking about going back to school, it's important to see how well the school treats its students with prior military service first. That's why we've put together this report that gives you the facts about Central Piedmont Community College veteran students. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Central Piedmont Community College G.I. Bill Information

Our Veterans Report on Central Piedmont Community College Includes:

How Does Central Piedmont Community College Rank for Veterans?

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Each year, College Factual releases its Best Schools for Veterans ranking to highlight those colleges and universities that do a great job of supporting veterans while they continue their education.

Central Piedmont Community College was ranked #483 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #16 in our Best for Vets in North Carolina ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. Below you'll find how Central Piedmont Community College did in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 150

You can also see how specific majors at Central Piedmont Community College fared when compared to the same major at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Medium/Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology/Technician Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Medium/Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology/Technician Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 1
Best Building/Property Maintenance Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Building/Property Maintenance Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Accounting and Finance Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 3
Best Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Office Administration Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans 4
Best Pharmacy Technician/Assistant Colleges for Veterans 4

How Many Veterans Go to Central Piedmont Community College?

A large number of veterans attending a college means the college and faculty are more used to supporting and accommodating the needs of those with prior military experience.

According to the VA, there are 619 G.I. Bill® students at Central Piedmont Community College. The school has a total enrollment of 16,668 students. This means that around 3.71% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford their education. For context, let's take this into consideration. According to the Student Veterans of America, approximately three to four per cent of American college students are veterans.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It does not include any active-duty military personnel that are attending this college via Tuition Assistance, so the total military population is potentially larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Central Piedmont Community College

Central Piedmont Community College participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
Principles of Excellence Yes
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.
Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Benefits Support
Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.
Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.
Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.
Counseling Support
Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.
Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

Central Piedmont Community College does have a student veterans group.

Does Central Piedmont Community College Give Credit for Military Training?

Implied No Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
At this time, Central Piedmont Community College does not offer college credit for life experience.

If you have specialized military training, Central Piedmont Community College may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Central Piedmont Community College Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Central Piedmont Community College.

Complaints to the VA About Central Piedmont Community College

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

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