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Wilkes Community College

Wilkesboro, NC 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Wilkes Community College

Wilkes Community College Overview

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

📆 Mark your calendar! August 12, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

Student Involvement at Wilkes Community College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Wilkes Community College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Wilkes Community College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Wilkes Community College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Wilkes Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Wilkes Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Wilkes Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,432
Out-of-State $8,576

Is Wilkes Community College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better idea of what Wilkes Community College offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Wilkes Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in 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 Outlook Wilkes Community College Graduates

Job placement 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.

Check with Wilkes Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Wilkes Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Wilkes Community College's endowment was valued at $2.7 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $2,929 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Wilkes Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Wilkes Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Wilkes Community College.

Based on this information, is Wilkes Community College the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Wilkes Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Wilkes Community College Located?

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

If you want to see Wilkes Community College for yourself, be sure to 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 S. Collegiate Drive 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

Wilkes Community College ACT Scores

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Wilkes Community College SAT Scores

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Wilkes Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,572

In State

$8,716

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,432
$8,576
Fees
$140
$140
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Unknown

Full Time

Unknown

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,558

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,572

Out-of-State

$8,716

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 12
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