Wilmington Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Wilmington Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Wilmington, North Carolina

There are at least 3 colleges in Wilmington, listed and described below. These schools represent 19,774 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 18,202 full-time students, and a reported 3,481 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include University of North Carolina-Wilmington and Cape Fear Community College.

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Miller-Motte College

Wilmington, NC

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  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Certificate, Diploma
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Wilmington Colleges with Open Admissions

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

Cape Fear Community College
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401-3910

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, criminal justice and police, truck and bus driver, liberal arts and humanities, registered nursing, cosmetology, diesel mechanics, carpentry
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 7,570 students, 6,668 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

College of Wilmington
4348 Market St
Wilmington, NC 28403

  • Programs: cosmetology, cosmetoloty instructor, manicurist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 24 students, 40 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Colleges in Wilmington with Selective Admissions

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

University of North Carolina-Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5963

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: business management, elementary school teaching, communication studies, psychology, accounting, marketing, biology, English
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's.
  • Student Body: 12,180 students, 11,494 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 3,481 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 530-610. Math: 540-630. Writing: 510-600.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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