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South Piedmont Community College is a public institution located in Polkton, North Carolina. The rural area surrounding South Piedmont Community College is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

53 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is South Piedmont Community College?

Location of South Piedmont Community College

Contact details for South Piedmont Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 680 Highway 74 West, Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300
Website: https://www.spcc.edu

How Do I Get Into South Piedmont Community College?

You can apply to South Piedmont Community College online at: https://www2.cfnc.org/exclusive.html#/applicationlogin/SoutPCC/Undergrad/SoutPCCUndergradApp

South Piedmont Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford South Piedmont Community College?

3% Take Out Loans

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 South Piedmont Community College, approximately 3% of students took out student loans averaging $5,853 a year. That adds up to $23,412 over four years for those students.

South Piedmont Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

648 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,136 undergraduate students at South Piedmont Community College, with 648 being full-time and 2,488 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 648 full-time undergraduates at South Piedmont Community College, 35% are male and 65% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  South Piedmont Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of South Piedmont Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 17
Black or African American 95
Hispanic or Latino 93
White 386
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 52

Online Learning at South Piedmont Community College

802 Took All Classes Online
1,618 Took At Least One Class Online
5.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,618 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 19th 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 South Piedmont Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at South Piedmont Community College was 5.7%. This is the #1,201 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at South Piedmont Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of South Piedmont Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Information Systems 25%
Information Technology 25%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at South 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 South Piedmont Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Information Technology #53
Computer Information Systems #120

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%.

South Piedmont Community College Computer Science Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
Information Technology 45 8 53
Other Computer Software & Media Applications 0 0 0
TOTAL 45 8 53

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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