Largest North Carolina Community Colleges

The average community college in North Carolina has approximately 3,256 students (2021).
The community colleges with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The largest community college in North Carolina is Wake Technical Community College with 21,872 students.

Largest North Carolina Community Colleges (2021)

  • College # Students Location
  • Rank: #11.21,872
    9101 Fayetteville Road
    Raleigh NC  27603
    (919) 866-5000
  • Rank: #22.18,824
    1201 Elizabeth Avenue
    Charlotte NC  28204
    (704) 330-2722
  • Rank: #33.12,021
    2201 Hull Rd
    Fayetteville NC  28303
    (910) 678-8400
  • Rank: #44.10,520
    601 E. Main Street
    Jamestown NC  27282
    (336) 334-4822
  • Rank: #55.
    Cape Fear Community College
    Cape Fear Community College Photo - CFCC's Union Station Building is one of the college's newest facilities in downtown Wilmington.
    Public
    8,378
    411 North Front Street
    Wilmington NC  28401
    (910) 362-7000
  • Rank: #66.
    Pitt Community College
    Public
    8,185
    1986 Pitt Tech Road
    Winterville NC  28590
    (252) 493-7200
  • Rank: #77.7,779
    2100 Silas Creek Pky
    Winston-Salem NC  27103
    (336) 723-0371
  • Rank: #88.6,892
    340 Victoria Rd
    Asheville NC  28801
    (828) 254-1921
  • Rank: #99.6,355
    1333 Jake Alexander Blvd, South
    Salisbury NC  28146
    (704) 216-7222
  • Rank: #1010.5,434
    1637 Lawson Street
    Durham NC  27703
    (919) 536-7200
  • Rank: #1111.
    Gaston College
    Public
    5,362
    201 Hwy 321 S
    Dallas NC  28034
    (704) 922-6200
  • Rank: #1212.5,248
    1105 Kelly Dr
    Sanford NC  27330
    (919) 775-5401
  • Rank: #1313.4,610
    2550 Hwy 70 SE
    Hickory NC  28602
    (828) 327-7000
  • Rank: #1414.
    Alamance Community College
    Public
    4,248
    1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
    Graham NC  27253
    (336) 578-2002
  • Rank: #1515.
    Johnston Community College
    Public
    4,047
    245 College Road
    Smithfield NC  27577
    (919) 934-3051
  • Rank: #1616.
    Sandhills Community College
    Public
    4,018
    3395 Airport Rd
    Pinehurst NC  28374
    (910) 692-6185
  • Rank: #1717.3,864
    444 Western Blvd
    Jacksonville NC  28546
    (910) 455-1221
  • Rank: #1818.3,654
    297 DCCC Road
    Thomasville NC  27360
    (336) 249-8186
  • Rank: #1919.3,581
    2855 Hickory Boulevard
    Hudson NC  28638
    (828) 726-2200
  • Rank: #2020.
    Wayne Community College
    Public
    3,238
    3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
    Goldsboro NC  27534
    (919) 735-5151
  • Rank: #2121.
    Mitchell Community College
    Public
    3,164
    500 W Broad Street
    Statesville NC  28677
    (704) 878-3200
  • Rank: #2222.
    Surry Community College
    Public
    3,073
    630 S. Main St.
    Dobson NC  27017
    (336) 387-00000000
  • Rank: #2323.3,063
    200 Community College Road
    Henderson NC  27537
    (252) 492-2061
  • Rank: #2424.
    Nash Community College
    Public
    3,055
    522 N. Old Carriage Road
    Rocky Mount NC  27804
    (252) 443-4011
  • Rank: #2525.
    Craven Community College
    Public
    3,003
    800 College Ct
    New Bern NC  28562
    (252) 638-7200
  • Rank: #2626.2,847
    680 Highway 74 West
    Polkton NC  28135
    (704) 272-5300
  • Rank: #2727.
    Randolph Community College
    Public
    2,784
    629 Industrial Park Ave
    Asheboro NC  27205
    (336) 633-0200
  • Rank: #2828.
    Lenoir Community College
    Public
    2,693
    231 Highway 58 South
    Kinston NC  28502
    (252) 527-6223
  • Rank: #2929.
    Wilkes Community College
    Public
    2,601
    1328 South Collegiate Dr
    Wilkesboro NC  28697
    (336) 838-6100
  • Rank: #3030.
    College of the Albemarle
    College of the Albemarle Photo - COA Campus
    Public
    2,557
    1208 N Road St
    Elizabeth City NC  27906
    (252) 335-0821
  • Rank: #3131.
    Richmond Community College
    Richmond Community College Photo - The Cole Auditorium
    Public
    2,555
    1042 W Hamlet Ave
    Hamlet NC  28345
    (910) 410-1700
  • Rank: #3232.
    Cleveland Community College
    Cleveland Community College Photo - Cleveland Community College
    Public
    2,551
    137 S Post Rd
    Shelby NC  28152
    (704) 669-4136
  • Rank: #3333.
    Stanly Community College
    Public
    2,545
    141 College Drive
    Albemarle NC  28001
    (704) 982-0121
  • Rank: #3434.
    Southwestern Community College
    Southwestern Community College Photo - SCC Students
    Public
    2,366
    447 College Drive
    Sylva NC  28779
    (828) 339-4000
  • Rank: #3535.
    Blue Ridge Community College
    Public
    2,186
    180 West Campus Drive
    Flat Rock NC  28731
    (828) 694-1700
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