Largest North Carolina Community Colleges

  • The average community college in North Carolina has approximately 3,426 students (2020).
  • 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 21,384 students.

Largest North Carolina Community Colleges (2020)

  • College # Students Location
  • Rank: #11.21,384
    9101 Fayetteville Road
    Raleigh NC  27603
    (919)866-5000
  • Rank: #22.19,957
    1201 Elizabeth Avenue
    Charlotte NC  28204
    (704)330-2722
  • Rank: #33.12,430
    601 High Point Rd.
    Jamestown NC  27282
    (336)334-4822
  • Rank: #44.11,534
    2201 Hull Rd
    Fayetteville NC  28303
    (910)678-8400
  • Rank: #55.9,148
    2100 Silas Creek Pky
    Winston Salem NC  27103
    (336)723-0371
  • Rank: #66.
    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
    9,091
    411 North Front Street
    Wilmington NC  28401
    (910)362-7000
  • Rank: #77.
    Pitt Community College
    Public
    8,902
    1986 Pitt Tech Road
    Winterville NC  28590
    (252)493-7200
  • Rank: #88.7,507
    340 Victoria Rd
    Asheville NC  28801
    (828)254-1921
  • Rank: #99.7,062
    1333 Jake Alexander Blvd
    Salisbury NC  28146
    (704)216-7222
  • Rank: #1010.
    Gaston College
    Public
    5,777
    201 Hwy 321 S
    Dallas NC  28034
    (704)922-6200
  • Rank: #1111.5,248
    1105 Kelly Dr
    Sanford NC  27330
    (919)775-5401
  • Rank: #1212.5,035
    1637 Lawson Street
    Durham NC  27703
    (919)536-7200
  • Rank: #1313.4,742
    2550 Hwy 70 SE
    Hickory NC  28602
    (828)327-7000
  • Rank: #1414.
    Alamance Community College
    Public
    4,437
    1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
    Graham NC  27253
    (336)578-2002
  • Rank: #1515.4,355
    444 Western Blvd
    Jacksonville NC  28546
    (910)455-1221
  • Rank: #1616.4,102
    297 Davidson Community College Rd
    Thomasville NC  27360
    (336)249-8186
  • Rank: #1717.4,097
    200 Community College Road
    Henderson NC  27537
    (252)492-2061
  • Rank: #1818.
    Johnston Community College
    Public
    4,021
    245 College Road
    Smithfield NC  27577
    (919)934-3051
  • Rank: #1919.
    Sandhills Community College
    Public
    4,016
    3395 Airport Rd
    Pinehurst NC  28374
    (910)692-6185
  • Rank: #2020.3,876
    2855 Hickory Blvd.
    Hudson NC  28638
    (828)726-2200
  • Rank: #2121.
    Nash Community College
    Public
    3,537
    522 N. Old Carriage Road
    Rocky Mount NC  27804
    (252)443-4011
  • Rank: #2222.
    Miller-Motte College-Wilmington
    Private, for profit
    3,463
    5000 Market Street
    Wilmington NC  28405
    (910)392-4660
  • Rank: #2323.
    Wayne Community College
    Public
    3,351
    3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
    Goldsboro NC  27534
    (919)735-5151
  • Rank: #2424.3,318
    447 College Dr
    Sylva NC  28779
    (828)339-4000
  • Rank: #2525.
    Surry Community College
    Public
    3,294
    630 S. Main St.
    Dobson NC  27017
    (336)386-8121
  • Rank: #2626.
    Mitchell Community College
    Public
    3,106
    500 W Broad Street
    Statesville NC  28677
    (704)878-3200
  • Rank: #2727.
    Craven Community College
    Public
    2,991
    800 College Ct
    New Bern NC  28562
    (252)638-7200
  • Rank: #2828.
    Cleveland Community College
    Cleveland Community College Photo - Cleveland Community College
    Public
    2,990
    137 S Post Rd
    Shelby NC  28152
    (704)669-6000
  • Rank: #2929.
    Lenoir Community College
    Public
    2,959
    231 Highway 58 South
    Kinston NC  28502
    (252)527-6223
  • Rank: #3030.
    Randolph Community College
    Public
    2,771
    629 Industrial Pk Ave
    Asheboro NC  27205
    (336)633-0200
  • Rank: #3131.
    Stanly Community College
    Public
    2,745
    141 College Drive
    Albemarle NC  28001
    (704)982-0121
  • Rank: #3232.
    Wilkes Community College
    Public
    2,718
    1328 South Collegiate Dr
    Wilkesboro NC  28697
    (336)838-6100
  • Rank: #3333.2,658
    680 Highway 74 West
    Polkton NC  28135
    (704)272-5300
  • Rank: #3434.
    Edgecombe Community College
    Public
    2,552
    2009 W Wilson St
    Tarboro NC  27886
    (252)823-5166
  • Rank: #3535.
    Richmond Community College
    Richmond Community College Photo - The Cole Auditorium
    Public
    2,531
    1042 W Hamlet Ave
    Hamlet NC  28345
    (910)410-1700
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