Welcome Back Students!
Good luck this fall at WPCC.




Fall B Term classes begin October 15.

We want to see you at WPCC!


Tell us how we are doing!

What does WPCC do well? What can we do better?



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Find out how we are making
a difference in Burke County.


Find YOUR Way at WPCC.

Western Piedmont Community College offers more than 100 programs of study leading to a degree, diploma, and/or certificate. Whether you’re looking to transfer to another college or university, obtain new skills for a new career, earn a credential to help you find employment, or simply take classes just for yourself, we have options to help you find your way. To learn more details on our programs, services and what to do to get started, select the type of student below that best describes you. Thank you for visiting and we look forward to seeing you on campus!

Current Students

Select this option if you are currently attending WPCC for updates on college events.

New Students

New to WPCC? Here’s everything you need to know about becoming a student.

Returning Students

If you’ve attended WPCC before but haven’t enrolled recently, get started here.

High School Students

Are you a high school student? Earn college credit at WPCC before you graduate. Here’s how.


Service to your country offers special programs for your education. Find out more.

Continuing Education

Looking for short-term, non-credit classes for job skills or personal enjoyment? Continuing Education is for you!

Finish High School

Seeking opportunities to finish high school? At WPCC, we have options for you.

Learn English

Seeking to learn English as a Second Language (ESL)? WPCC can help.

In the News…

Fall Registration is August 13 & 14


UNC through WPCC? Yes!!


Begin Your Fall Application NOW!


BLET Now Accepting Applications

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Coates Named Alumnus of the Year

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Harrison Receives Teaching Award

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WPCC Honors Judge Sitton for Service


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By The Numbers…

Western Piedmont Community College is among the top 10 North Carolina community colleges in students completing their curriculum coursework.

Here are some other numbers of interest:



WPCC students are satisfied with instruction in their major program.



Percentage of WPCC Faculty, Staff, Trustees, and Foundation Directors
who gave to the College’s 2014-15
Annual Giving Campaign.



2014 Medical Assisting graduates passed the national exam for a CMA credential.