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Durham Graduate Schools and Business Schools

Durham Graduate Schools

Graduate Schools in Durham, North Carolina

There are at least 7 colleges in the Durham area that have graduate programs. This includes graduate schools in cities surrounding Durham (Chapel Hill, Raleigh). The specific degree types offered by each school are included below. Popular graduate degrees include Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Masters in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD).

For more graduate school options, we have also compiled a list of featured Graduate Schools in North Carolina.

Graduate Schools in Durham with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Duke University
103 Allen Bldg
Durham, NC 27708

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, law, ministry, engineering, medicine, conservation, registered nursing, liberal arts and sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 13,598 students, 14,658 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 5,160 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 660-750. Math: 680-790. Writing: 680-780.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Meredith College
3800 Hillsborough St
Raleigh, NC 27607-5298

  • Programs: business management, human nutrition, ESL instruction, reading teaching, music performance, elementary school teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,202 students, 2,058 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,150 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 470-560. Math: 470-570.
  • Flexibility: Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
103 South Bldg Cb 9100
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, law, medicine, social work, pharmacy, accounting, library science, health care administration
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 28,136 students, 23,715 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 9,011 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 600-700. Math: 610-700. Writing: 590-690.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: law, library science, public administration, business management, communication disorders, college student counseling, school counseling, information science
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 8,383 students, 6,993 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 2,889 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 370-460. Math: 370-460. Writing: 360-450.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

North Carolina State University at Raleigh
2101 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27695-7001

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, computer science, electrical engineering, accounting, computer engineering, civil engineering, veterinary medicine, educational administration
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 31,802 students, 27,755 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 8,410 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 520-610. Math: 550-650. Writing: 510-610.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Shaw University
118 East South Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

  • Programs: ministry, religious education
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's.
  • Student Body: 2,866 students, 3,243 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 1,195 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 330-430. Math: 320-420. Writing: 320-420.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Durham Graduate Schools with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Apex School of Theology
2945 South Miami Blvd Ste 114
Durham, NC 27703

  • Programs: theology and religious vocations
  • Degrees/Certificates: Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 120 students, 94 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services.
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