Education

Education – Key Factor Summary

  • Pitt County Schools has been a county-wide consolidated system since July 1, 1986
  • Graduates compete effectively for college scholarship programs
  • Pitt Community College (PCC) offers technical skill training, 2 year college transfer, 2 year technical, one year vocation, short term certificate program and a continuing education program
  • PCC offers special programs to meet industrial and business training needs with State supported commitments to industrial training
  • East Carolina University is the third largest university in the State (26,887 enrollment)
  • The Brody School of Medicine at ECU offers a four year Medical Doctor degree as well as six PhD programs. The School of Dental Medicine opened Fall 2011.
  • There are 99 undergraduate degree tracks and 104 graduate-level programs at ECU.
  • Colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Fine Arts & Communication, Engineering and Technology, Human Ecology, Health and Human Performance, Allied Health Sciences, Nursing, and Honors.  Schools: Medicine, Dental Medicine, Graduate.
  • ECU is a Division IA School and a member of the American Athletic Conference (beginning Fall 2014)
  • Excellent private parochial and non-parochial schools are also available as well as pre-school programs such as Montessori