Top Raleigh Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 4 top community colleges in Raleigh, North Carolina, serving 23,236 students.
  • Wake County, NC community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 29:1.

Top Raleigh, NC Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • 3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
    Raleigh NC  27614
    (800)288-7442

    400 students
  • Miller-Motte College-Raleigh
    Private, for profit
    3901 Capital Blvd Ste 151
    Raleigh NC  27604
    (919)723-2820

    375 students
  • 9101 Fayetteville Road
    Raleigh NC  27603
    (919)866-5000

    21,384 students
  • William Peace University
    Private, non-profit
    15 E Peace St
    Raleigh NC  27604
    (919)508-2000

    1,077 students
Recent Articles
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Community college is the only option for many students who either can’t afford a traditional four-year university or who need a more flexible school environment. Just because community college is different, however, doesn’t mean that its students matter any less. The Aspen Prize exists to encourage community colleges to do more for their students and to continually strive for improvement.