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Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, Central Piedmont Community College is a public institution. Charlotte is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

196 Undergraduate Degrees

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Central Piedmont Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Central Piedmont Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#30 Most Popular Online Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#116 Most Popular Computer Science Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Central Piedmont Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#8 Best Value Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Online Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Most Popular Computer Information Systems Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Central Piedmont Community College?

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 has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Central Piedmont Community College?

1% Take Out Loans
13.5% Loan Default Rate

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.

Central Piedmont Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,790 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18,646 undergraduate students at Central Piedmont Community College, with 6,790 being full-time and 11,856 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Central Piedmont Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,790 full-time undergraduates at Central Piedmont Community College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Central Piedmont Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Central Piedmont Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Central Piedmont Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 352
Black or African American 1,547
Hispanic or Latino 972
White 2,866
International Students 564
Other Races/Ethnicities 489

Over 102 countries are represented at Central Piedmont Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, and Congo.

Online Learning at Central Piedmont Community College

4,139 Took All Classes Online
10,756 Took At Least One Class Online
6.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 10,756 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Central Piedmont Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 17th most popular in North Carolina for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Central Piedmont Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Central Piedmont Community College was 6.4%. This is the #1,157 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Central Piedmont Community College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Central Piedmont Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Central Piedmont Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Information Technology #48
Computer Information Systems #114

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Central Piedmont Community College Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Information Technology 124 66 6 196
TOTAL 124 66 6 196

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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