CPCC offers high quality, affordable education

CPCC is a great value! You can receive a high quality education from an accredited college and still save thousands of dollars. Plus, many students receive scholarships, grants or other financial aid to make CPCC even more affordable.

CPCC is an accessible, career-focused college, offering nearly 300 degree, diploma and certificate programs so you can graduate and and be hire-ready for a job. Or your courses will often transfer to a four-year UNC system university as you continue your education.

CPCC is flexible to fit into your busy life. We offer classes at our six, convenient campuses across Mecklenburg County during the day and evening, plus many online classes and nearly 25 fully online degrees, diplomas and certificates.

We want you to succeed so we provide academic advising and counseling, including career services to help to you land that new job.

Find out more about visiting CPCC and applying to the college. Need help? Connect directly with an Outreach and Recruitment team member at outreach@cpcc.edu or 704.330.6637.

Colleges in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuition Comparison
School Name Type In-state tuition & fees
Central Piedmont Community College public $2,700
UNC system average public $6,182
University of Phoenix-Charlotte Campus for-profit $11,389
King's College for-profit $14,280
The Art Institute of Charlotte for-profit $17,128
ITT Technical Institute-Charlotte for-profit $18,048
Johnson C Smith University private $18,236
Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte private $27,156
Queens University of Charlotte private $29,045
(source: collegetuitioncompare.com)