The Cost of PCC
Tuition and fees for degree, diploma and certificate programs for each semester are payable at registration. (Subject to change by NC General Assembly and/or State Board of Community Colleges)

In-State Tuition:

$76 per credit hour up to 16 semester credit hours not to exceed $1,274 per semester.


Out-of-State Tuition:

$268 per semester hour but not to exceed $4,346(16 hours) per semester.

Fees

(Subject to change by the Piedmont Community College Board of Trustees)

Student Activity fee
$20 per Fall and Spring semester
$10 per Summer semester 

Technology Fee
$16 per Fall and Spring semester
$10 per Summer semester

Campus Access Fee
$20 per Fall and Spring semester
$10 per Summer semester

Student Accident Insurance 
$1.25 per semester (Fall, Spring and Summer) 

Books and Supplies: (average per semester)
$975

The Business Office is responsible for collection of tuition and fees. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday.

A student is not eligible for re-registration if he or she has an outstanding debt due the institution or any other technical college or community college.

Any student having an outstanding delinquent account is not allowed to graduate or receive his or her diploma or degree. In addition, the College will not forward a transcript of records or any information concerning any delinquent student's permanent record to any other source.

A fee of $25 is charged to students for each check returned for "insufficient funds." No other personal checks will be accepted from these students during that semester or the following semester.
Financial Aid

Completing the FAFSA

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov
  • Be sure to submit your signature electronically with your FSA ID 
  • Mail-in applications are available for print at www.fafsa.gov

Student Aid Report

  • Student receives a Student Aid Report, by mail or by e-mail if the e-mail address is provided
  • Student Aid Report indicates students and/or parents ability to assist with payment of educational cost. This numerical value is called the EFC (Expected Family contribution)
  • Schools listed on the FAFSA will receive an Institutional Student Information Record
  • School receives the Institutional Student Information Record and determines if additional documents are needed from the student and/or parents

Awarding

  • Students are mailed an award letter which indicates the amount of financial aid they are eligible to receive (Pell, SEOG, NC Community College Grant, NC Education Lottery Scholarship)
  • Unless noted, the award letter is based on Full Time Enrollment-12 hours or more. Additional paperwork regarding Financial Aid policies will be included
  • Students are able to charge their books and supplies in the bookstore during the dates scheduled for that term. The schedule is mailed with the award letter.

2017-2018 FORMS

Authorization Form

Independent Household Size

Dependent Household Size

Student Nontax Filer Form

Parent Nontax Filer Form

Unusual Enrollment Form

 

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Request - Spring 2018

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Note:  Excerpt from Piedmont Community College Financial Aid Policy and Procedures Manual


Current Scholarships

AWS Welder Training Scholarship

Education Matters Scholarship

HostGator Scholarship

LeadQuizzes Annual Entrepreneur Scholarship

10 Words or Less Scholarship

OppU Achievers Scholarship

Resume Companion Scholarship

WaterGadget Scholarship

Leaders Save Lives Scholarship

The Sleep Advisor Scholarship Program

E-waste Scholarship

Scholarships for Military Families

NC REACH

Transtutors Essay Scholarship

Digital Responsibility Scholarship

 

DoD Armed Forces/Veteran

VFW "Sport Clips Help a Hero Scholarship"

American Legion Legacy Scholarships

Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarships