Top Mecklenburg County Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 5 top community colleges in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, serving 24,222 students.
  • Mecklenburg County, NC community colleges have a diversity score of 0.61, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 28:1.

Top Mecklenburg County Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • Three Lakepointe Plaze, 2110 Water Ridge Parkway
    Charlotte NC  28217
    (704)357-8020

    1,129 students
  • 1200 Blythe Blvd
    Charlotte NC  28203
    (704)355-5043

    486 students
  • 1201 Elizabeth Avenue
    Charlotte NC  28204
    (704)330-2722

    19,957 students
  • Academic Center, 801 West Trade Street
    Charlotte NC  28202
    (980)598-1000

    2,255 students
  • King's College
    Private, for profit
    322 Lamar Avenue
    Charlotte NC  28204
    (704)372-0266

    395 students
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