Top Raleigh Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 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 (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
    Raleigh NC  27614
    8002887442

    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
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