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Welcome to Central Piedmont Community College

Since 1963, CPCC has served Mecklenburg County in North Carolina as a valuable community resource that helps students attain their academic and career goals. Whether students are just beginning an educational journey or learning new skills, this catalog provides immediate information about the more than 300 certificate, diploma and degree programs, as well as numerous services that the college offers.

CPCC offers exceptional learning experiences that transform students’ lives through faculty and staff who are dedicated to student success within a supportive learning environment. We are here to ensure our students achieve their personal and professional goals.

Graduation and transfer rates for Central Piedmont Community College are available on the Financial Aid / Consumer Information page of the college website under Student Outcomes: Graduation, Retention & Transfer-out Rates at

Campus crime statistics are available for review at the campus security office on each campus, under College Safety on the College Security Services page of the college website ( or in the Student Handbook (

Thank you for viewing our catalog to learn about Central Piedmont Community College.