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Raleigh Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Raleigh, North Carolina

There are at least 14 colleges in Raleigh, listed and described below. These schools represent 51,621 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 44,365 full-time students, and a reported 12,045 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Wake Technical Community College, Shaw University and Meredith College.

We also provide an extensive list of North Carolina Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Raleigh is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Raleigh.

Education Institutes in Raleigh
Total Number of Educational Institutes
12
Total Enrollment in all institutes
63,010
Number of Public Educational Institutes
2
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
6
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
4
Graduation Rate
23.42%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
4,114
On Campus and Online Programs in Raleigh
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
N/A
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
1
Number of Institutes Offering both
11
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Raleigh
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Meredith College1,981Four or more years34,80753
North Carolina State University at Raleigh33,755Four or more years6,407254
William Peace University1,034Four or more years26,88014
Saint Augustine's University944Four or more years12,89032
Shaw University1,844Four or more years11,80829
Wake Technical Community College21,747At least 2 but less than 4 years2,432134
Mitchell's Hair Styling Academy-Raleigh55Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A1
The Medical Arts School183Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A3
Paul Mitchell the School-Raleigh161Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A2
MyComputerCareer.com-Raleigh900Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A4
Sherrill's University of Barber & Cosmetology122Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A4
Living Arts College284Four or more years15,97318
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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