Best Raleigh Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 4 community colleges serving 23,652 students in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Wake County, NC community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is lower than the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 30:1.

Top Raleigh, NC Community Colleges (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • Living Arts College
    Private for-profit
    3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
    Raleigh NC  27614
    (919) 488-8500

    243 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
  • 3901 Capital Blvd Ste 151
    Raleigh NC  27604
    (919) 723-2820

    627 students
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