A Message from our President

Welcome to Wilson Community College!

In the shade of the crepe myrtles that line Herring Avenue, in the cool of DelMastro Auditorium, in the glow of a laptop screen in your own home—you can expand your mind, secure a future for your family, serve your community, and enjoy good work with new friends.

Wilson Community College, like all of the more than 1100 community colleges in the United States, serves its community in a surprising variety of ways:

We offer

  • The first two years of a traditional bachelor’s degree
  • Degrees and certificates in technical, industrial, service, and healthcare disciplines
  • High school equivalency
  • Adult basic education
  • Customized trainings for local businesses
  • Small business start-up assistance and success counseling
  • Community interest courses like painting, dancing, and conversational Spanish
  • And much more

Further, did you know that

  • Almost half of all United States bachelor’s degree graduates attended a community college.
  • If you successfully complete at least one year at a community college, your chance of being accepted at a university is much higher than that of a high school graduate.
  • If you recently took at least one year of college transfer courses at Wilson Community College, your chance of success in your first year at a university would be 90% or higher.
  • About half of North Carolina’s nurses graduated from a community college.
  • Almost all of North Carolina’s law enforcement officers, fire fighters, and emergency medical technicians trained at a community college.

If you are a current student, make sure to take advantage of all that we offer. Ask questions when you want to, and ask for help when you need to – fulfilling your needs is our first priority. If you are a prospective student, come to see us, call us, e-mail us – someone will sit down with you and personally guide you to the opportunity that you seek.

Thank you for your interest in Wilson Community College. We look forward to serving you.


Tim Wright, EdD

Find us online:

Main Campus

902 Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893
Phone: 252-291-1195

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Lee Technology Center

4815 Ward Blvd
Wilson, NC 27893

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Coastal Plains Law Enforcement Training Center

3997 Ward Blvd
Wilson, NC 27893

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