Welcome Dr. Joel D. Welch!

Dr. Welch has been named the 7th president of WPCC.

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Summer Registration

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Finish High School

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Workforce Development & Continuing Education

WPCC offers a variety of classes for professional training along with personal advancement and enjoyment both in seated classes and online through ed2go. These classes are designed to accommodate busy lifestyles and provide opportunities to quickly get skills or explore interests.

Upcoming courses are listed to the right. Click or tap on a class name for a description and to register online.

Upcoming Classes

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Enjoy Our Video

Top 5 Reasons To Choose WPCC

Why Choose WPCC?

Here are 5 reasons to make WPCC your college destination

Receive Help

You get personal attention and support at WPCC

Build Your Skills

Get access to the technology and tools to be a success

Learn When It Fits

Class options that fit your schedule

Get Results

Opportunities to meet your goals

Have Fun & Make A Difference

Events, student clubs and a beautiful campus provide you opportunities to grow

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:



Percentage of students who would
recommend WPCC to family & friends



Percent of full-time employees who are giving to WPCC’s 2019-20 Annual Giving Campaign.



The Medical Laboratory Technology program
has boasted a 100% pass rate on the
national certification exam
for the last three years.

Non-Discrimination Statement

Western Piedmont Community College, as an Equal Opportunity Institution, complies with applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, ethnic origin, association, or disability. It is the policy of Western Piedmont Community College that no person shall be discriminated against in employment, admissions, or educational activities. The College will provide reasonable accommodations, modifications or adjustments through the use of nondiscriminatory policies and procedures for persons with qualifying disabilities. Inquiries concerning Federal Title IX, Section 504, and related laws may be addressed to the Director of Human Resources, 1001 Burkemont Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655 or telephone 828.448.3500.

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