State Authorization of Distance Learning
Important information for prospective Pitt Community College students residing outside the state of North Carolina
Admission of applicants residing outside North Carolina to an online degree, diploma, or certificate program or individual online courses offered by Pitt Community College is dependent on the college’s ability to secure authorization from the applicant’s state of residence, if such authorization is required. Individuals interested in applying to online programs or courses who do not reside in an authorized state, should not submit an application for admission to Pitt Community College until authorization is verified.
Please note that state authorization does not affect the cost of attending college at PCC. Tuition requirements, including those for out-of-state students, still apply.
PCC is currently authorized* to operate in, or authorization is not required in the following states and U.S. Territories:
- Alabama (Certificate of Exemption PDF)
- New Hampshire*
- New Jersey
- North Dakota
- South Carolina
- West Virginia*
*Additional authorizations may be required in certain situations
**Pitt Community College (PCC) is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code. Instead, PCC is accredited in the state of North Carolina by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools(TM).
For additional information on state authorization, please contact:
Mike Clendenen, A.A.S., IC3
Director of Distance Learning and Instructional Technology