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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
64,529
Number of Public Educational Institutes
2
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
6
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
4
Graduation Rate
23.81%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
4,172
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 Tuition & FeesNumber of Programs Offered
Meredith College1,980Four or more years$35,91658
North Carolina State University at Raleigh34,432Four or more years$9,058336
William Peace University930Four or more years$28,70036
Saint Augustine's University974Four or more years$17,89029
Shaw University1,660Four or more years$16,48026
Wake Technical Community College22,494At least 2 but less than 4 years$2,768136
Mitchell's Hair Styling Academy-Raleigh43Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A1
Gwinnett College160At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A5
Sherrill's University of Barber & Cosmetology96Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A4
Living Arts College263Four or more years$17,10418
Paul Mitchell the School-Raleigh139Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A2
MyComputerCareer.edu-Raleigh1,358Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A3
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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