A New Year...A Better You

Spring Semester Early Registration is November 9-20.
Regular Registration is January 7, 2016.



We Salute Team Artivational

WPCC Students and Graduates Work on Feature-Length Film



2015 WPCC Speaker’s Forum

Immigrant Journeys:
Faces and Facts
of Immigration

October 26-29


Tell us how we are doing!

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


WPCC is featured on UNC-TV.

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


Why Choose WPCC?

Here are 5 reasons to make us your college destination

Reach Your Goals

Our courses help you gain job skills
or earn transfer credits to take your next step.

Commitment to Your Success

We care about your success
as a person, student, citizen and professional.

Support Your Needs

We provide you help and guidance
to achieve your education.

Fit Your Schedule

We offer courses both on-campus
and online to meet you where you are.

Connect to Your Community

Our events, student clubs
and beautiful campus provide you
opportunities to get inspired and
make a difference!

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Current Students

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

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

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

Are you a high school student? Earn college credit at WPCC before you graduate. Here’s how.
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Service to your country offers special programs for your education. Find out more.
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Continuing Education

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

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

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

In the News…

Speakers Forum is October 26-29


Award-Winning Author Speaks October 26


Student Works on Feature Film


WPCC Hosts Visiting Artist November 6


WPCC Pottery Instructors Published


Latest Small Business Center Classes



Cannon Grant Helps Fund New Building


BLET Program Applications Due
December 18


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WPCC will close today at 3:00 pm. We will reopen on Monday, November November 30. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Academic Success Center will be closed on Wednesday, November 25. The College will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Academic Success Center will be closed on Wednesday, November 25. ... See MoreSee Less

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The purpose of the Natural Science Club (NSC) is to enlighten and educate students in an enjoyable manner about the three major branches of the natural sciences: physical, life, and earth. To fulfill this purpose, we perform experiments, do "myth-busters", attend field trips, engage in science fellowship, and enjoy refreshments in our weekly meetings held on Fridays in Patton Hall, Room 101 from 12 - 1:15 p.m. ... See MoreSee Less

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Get involved! WPCC offers many clubs and opportunities for students--learn more at this week's Student Success Workshop. ... See MoreSee Less

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A new year. A better you. Start now at www.wpcc.edu/spring/. ... See MoreSee Less

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Come see us at the Chamber's 3rd Annual Business Showcase at the Old Armory until 7 pm tonight!! ... See MoreSee Less

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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.