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About Wilkes Community College

Wilkes Community College is a public, state school in an small town setting in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Wilkes Community College was founded in 1965 and now enrolls around 2,558 students a year, including 2,558 undergrads.

As of 2021, the total market value of Wilkes Community College's endowment was $2.734 million For each full-time student, Wilkes Community College spends about $2,929.

2021 Wilkes Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $2,432
Out-of-State $8,576

2022 Wilkes Community College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at Wilkes Community College

Wilkes Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Wilkes Community College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is not competitive to get into Wilkes Community College. Wilkes Community College admitted 0% of all applicants in 2021. In 2021, 1,215 out of 1,215 total applicants were accepted.

Wilkes Community College Waitlist

Wilkes Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Wilkes Community College?

Wilkes Community College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Wilkes Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Wilkes Community College Application Requirements

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Other Requirements NC Residency Determination, Placement Test
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Wilkes Community College Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Wilkes Community College.

Is Wilkes Community College Test Optional?

Wilkes Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Does Wilkes Community College Have Dorms?

Wilkes Community College does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Wilkes Community College students are active in the school's Student Government Association, Phi Theta Kappa and Phi Beta Lambda. Alcohol Awareness Week Activities, Welcome Back Week Activities, and and Fall Festival are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Wilkes Community College.

Financial Aid at Wilkes Community College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Wilkes Community College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Wilkes Community College

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 60% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Based on this information, how does Wilkes Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Wilkes Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Wilkes Community College?

Wilkes Community College is located in the small town setting of Wilkesboro, North Carolina.

If you want to see Wilkes Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 268 to Wilkesboro, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Charlotte-Douglas International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Wilkes Community College and Wilkesboro are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1328 Collegiate Drive, PO Box 120 Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Campus Setting: Small Town

Wilkes Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 12

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wilkes Community College is Aug 12.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wilkes Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Wilkes Community College ACT Scores

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Wilkes Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,571

In State

$8,715

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,432
$8,576
Fees
$139
$139
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,558

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,571

Out-of-State

$8,715

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 12
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