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:

$72 per credit hour up to 16 semester credit hours not to exceed $1,152 per semester.

Out-of-State Tuition:

$264 per semester hour but not to exceed $4,224 (16 hours) per semester.

(As of July 13, 2014, the North Carolina Legislature approved a tuition increase for the 2014-2015 academic year in the amount of $0.50 per credit hour) 


(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 Liability Fee
$8 per semester (Fall, Spring and Summer)

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

Books and Supplies: (average per semester)

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 $20 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.
Scholarship Information

PCC Foundation Scholarship Application

The online application is now available.

Click Here To Apply Online

Applications are due by Friday, April 17. To have a complete application you must submit:
  • an online application
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • H.S. and previous college transcripts


Click scholarship name to open application:

State Employees Association of North Carolina
Due April 15 to organization