Best North Carolina Community Colleges (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 69 community colleges serving 229,279 students in North Carolina (59 public colleges and 10 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 $25,071 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Pamlico Community College, Brunswick Community College and Vance-Granville Community College.
The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 79% (view national acceptance rates).
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 Ranked North Carolina Community Colleges (2021-22)

  • 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

    526 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

    10,932 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

    1,523 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) 249-1851

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

    8,185 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
  • 1637 Lawson Street
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919) 536-7200

    5,434 students
  • Show 34 more community colleges in North Carolina (out of 69 total colleges)
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