Best North Carolina Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 70 community colleges serving 227,919 students in North Carolina (59 public colleges and 11 private colleges).
For North Carolina community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,528 per year for in-state students and $8,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $23,630 per year (view national tuition costs).
The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 71% (view national acceptance rates).
North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 45% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 18:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NC) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
10%
Black
22%
White
55%
Two or more races
3%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
5%
NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top North Carolina Community Colleges by Town (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • 340 Victoria Rd
    Asheville NC  28801
    (828) 254-1921

    6,892 students
  • 50 College Rd
    Bolivia NC  28422
    (910) 755-7300

    1,482 students
  • 401 Medical Park Drive
    Concord NC  28025
    (704) 403-1555

    433 students
  • 411 North Front Street
    Wilmington NC  28401
    (910) 362-7000

    8,378 students
  • 1200 Blythe Blvd
    Charlotte NC  28203
    (704) 355-5043

    467 students
  • 3505 Arendell St
    Morehead City NC  28557
    (252) 222-6000

    1,390 students
  • 1201 Elizabeth Avenue
    Charlotte NC  28204
    (704) 330-2722

    18,824 students
  • 800 College Ct
    New Bern NC  28562
    (252) 638-7200

    3,003 students
  • 2201 Hull Rd
    Fayetteville NC  28303
    (910) 678-8400

    12,021 students
  • 601 E. Main Street
    Jamestown NC  27282
    (336) 334-4822

    10,520 students
  • Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street
    Charlotte NC  28202
    (866) 598-2427

    1,681 students
  • 245 College Road
    Smithfield NC  27577
    (919) 934-3051

    4,047 students
  • Living Arts College
    Private for-profit
    3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
    Raleigh NC  27614
    (919) 488-8500

    243 students
  • 1021 WH Smith Blvd Ste 102
    Greenville NC  27834
    (252) 215-2000

    353 students
  • 1011 Page St
    Troy NC  27371
    (910) 898-9600

    836 students
  • 5049 Hwy 306 South
    Grantsboro NC  28529
    (252) 249-00000000

    527 students
  • 1986 Pitt Tech Road
    Winterville NC  28590
    (252) 493-7200

    8,185 students
  • 2205 Walnut Street
    Cary NC  27518
    (919) 532-7171

    377 students
  • 447 College Drive
    Sylva NC  28779
    (828) 339-4000

    2,366 students
  • 141 College Drive
    Albemarle NC  28001
    (704) 982-0121

    2,545 students
  • 200 Community College Road
    Henderson NC  27537
    (252) 492-2061

    3,063 students
  • 9101 Fayetteville Road
    Raleigh NC  27603
    (919) 866-5000

    21,872 students
  • William Peace University
    Private not-for-profit
    15 E Peace St
    Raleigh NC  27604
    (919) 508-2000

    910 students
  • 1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
    Graham NC  27253
    (336) 578-2002

    4,248 students
  • 5337 US Highway 264 East
    Washington NC  27889
    (252) 946-6194

    1,543 students
  • 7418 NC Hwy 41 West
    Dublin NC  28332
    (910) 879-5500

    1,017 students
  • 180 West Campus Drive
    Flat Rock NC  28731
    (828) 694-1700

    2,186 students
  • Brevard College
    Private not-for-profit
    One Brevard College Drive
    Brevard NC  28712
    (828) 884-8332

    702 students
  • 2855 Hickory Boulevard
    Hudson NC  28638
    (828) 726-2200

    3,581 students
  • 2550 Hwy 70 SE
    Hickory NC  28602
    (828) 327-7000

    4,610 students
  • 1105 Kelly Dr
    Sanford NC  27330
    (919) 775-5401

    5,248 students
  • 137 S Post Rd
    Shelby NC  28152
    (704) 669-4136

    2,551 students
  • 444 Western Blvd
    Jacksonville NC  28546
    (910) 455-1221

    3,864 students
  • 1208 N Road St
    Elizabeth City NC  27906
    (252) 335-0821

    2,557 students
  • 297 DCCC Road
    Thomasville NC  27360
    (336) 249-8186

    3,654 students
  • Show 35 more community colleges in North Carolina (out of 70 total colleges)
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