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Hickory Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Hickory Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Hickory, North Carolina

There are at least 2 colleges in Hickory, listed and described below. These schools represent 6,391 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 6,329 full-time students, and a reported 849 dorm rooms.

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The Art Institutes system of schools


Charlotte, NC

With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor, Certificate

ECPI University


Charlotte, NC

Making the decision to earn your degree and pursue your career goals could be the best decision you ever make. Enroll at ECPI University and you’ll join a collaborative and fostering learning environment, surrounded by faculty and staff who are there to support you through the entire process.

 

  • Program Categories: Computers and Technology, Engineering and Architecture
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Universal Technical Institute


Mooresville, NC

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  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma, Certificate
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Hickory Colleges with Open Admissions

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

Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-0699

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, truck and bus driver, registered nursing, furniture design, early childhood education, general studies, business management, medical office management
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 4,765 students, 4,583 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Colleges in Hickory with Selective Admissions

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

Lenoir-Rhyne University
625 7th Avenue NE
Hickory, NC 28601

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, occupational therapy, elementary school teaching, psychology, management science, athletic trainer, biology, religion
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,626 students, 1,746 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 849 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 440-550. Math: 460-580.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Hudson Colleges 1 3,078 3,728  
Morganton Colleges 1 17,310 2,448  

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