About Central Piedmont

Campus view at night with skyline in the background.

Founded in 1963, Central Piedmont Community College has eight locations to best serve Mecklenburg County as a champion of students, a catalyst for opportunity, and a provider of exceptional learning experiences. Central Piedmont Community College provides real-world, affordable, hands-on education that will transform their lives and strengthen the economic, social, and cultural environment of Mecklenburg County. Central Piedmont is also a smart investment. At a fraction of the cost, students learn by doing, receiving a combination of technical and soft skills training from quality faculty who prepare them to enter the workforce and make a difference in their family, business, community, and world.