South Piedmont Community College: Ranking & Review

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South Piedmont Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,9801,0441,936

1,685 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

818 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

South Piedmont Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

South Piedmont Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

South Piedmont Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$1,824$6,432
Fees for full-time undergraduates$171$171
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$76$268

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs150150
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities104104
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service6363
Visual and Performing Arts4040
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3232
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2323
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians1919
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1313
Construction Trades88
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields44
Legal Professions and Studies22
Precision Production
Personal and Culinary Services
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
Grand Total497497

A total of 497 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at South Piedmont Community College.

Graduation rate20%26%16%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 41%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe mission of South Piedmont Community College is learning, student success, workforce, and community development.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff268
Instructional FTE142
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address680 Highway 74 West
Polkton, North Carolina, 28135
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Distant
City population3,000