Wilkes Campus

Wilkes Community College’s service area, comprising Wilkes, Ashe, and Alleghany counties, covers 1,423 square miles with a population of approximately 108,000 residents. It has multiple locations and an 1,100-seat cultural arts facility.

The Wilkes Campus now comprises 17 buildings and 151.7 acres. WCC also has an Ashe Campus; an Alleghany Center; and Herring Hall, an integrated health science center.

Wilkes Community College is known for its serene mountain surroundings; lush gardens; recreational and cultural amenities; and a world-renowned roots music festival, MerleFest, which serves as the WCC Foundation’s largest fundraiser each year.