Western Piedmont is a public college located in Morganton, North Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 788 undergraduate students. The Western Piedmont acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Medical Assistant, and Police and Criminal Science. Graduating 36% of students, Western Piedmont alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,500.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.16 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.17 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.17 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities180 Graduates
Medical Assistant36 Graduates
Police and Criminal Science32 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies19 Graduates
Business Administration and Management17 Graduates
Game and Interactive Media Design10 Graduates
Animation, Video Graphics and Special Effects9 Graduates
Dental Assisting9 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
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Western Piedmont Community College Reviews
I LOVE WPCC! They offer SO many programs for students of all backgrounds. I am currently enrolled in their Career in College Promise, for high school students seeking college credit. This is an amazing program and an excellent opportunity. The only thing I am not too fond of is their advisor, who can be a bit annoying.
I have had a very good experience with WPCC overall. No, it has not given me all of the information and education that I wish to have learned throughout my college experience, but the professors and everything have been very good. The main issue that I have had has been more with the courses that that have not been general studies courses.
Wonderful community - staff and faculty are extremely helpful. Always available to meet with advisors. Used academic success center and tutoring many times, always free.