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List of colleges and universities in North Carolina

The following is a list of colleges and universities in the U.S. state of North Carolina.


University of North Carolina systemEdit

School Location(s) Control Type[1] Enrollment (2012) Founded
Appalachian State University Boone Public Master's University 17,589 1899
East Carolina University Greenville Public Doctoral/Research University 26,946 1907
Elizabeth City State University Elizabeth City Public Master's University 2,878 1891
Fayetteville State University Fayetteville Public Doctoral/Research University 6,020 1867
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Greensboro Public Doctoral/Research University 10,636 1891
North Carolina Central University Durham Public Master's University 8,604 1909
North Carolina State University Raleigh Public Doctoral/Research University 34,340 1887
University of North Carolina at Asheville Asheville Public Master's University 3,751 1927
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill Public Doctoral/Research University 29,282 1789
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte Public Doctoral/Research University 27,238 1946
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro Public Doctoral/Research University 18,516 1891
University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke Public Master's University 6,269 1887
University of North Carolina at Wilmington Wilmington Public Master's University 13,733 1947
University of North Carolina School of the Arts Winston-Salem Public Special Focus Institution 808 1963
Western Carolina University Cullowhee Public Master's University 9,608 1889
Winston-Salem State University Winston-Salem Public Master's University 5,689 1892

Private liberal arts collegesEdit

Private colleges and universitiesEdit

North Carolina Community College SystemEdit

See alsoEdit


External linksEdit

  • Department of Education listing of accredited institutions in North Carolina
  • North Carolina Community College System
  • North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities
  • "SACS COC Member, Candidate and Applicant List" (PDF). Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 9 October 2014.