Best Raleigh Community Colleges (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 4 community colleges serving 23,043 students in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The top ranked community colleges in Raleigh, NC include Living Arts College, Platt College-Miller-Motte-Raleigh and Wake Technical Community College.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.

Top Ranked Raleigh, NC Community Colleges (2024)

College
Location
Students
Living Arts College
Public
3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614
(919) 488-8500
| 171 students
Platt College-Miller-Motte-Raleigh
Private for-profit
3901 Capital Blvd Ste 151
Raleigh, NC 27604
(919) 723-2820
| 282 students
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 866-5000
| 21,760 students
William Peace University
Private not-for-profit
15 E Peace St
Raleigh, NC 27604
(919) 508-2000
| 830 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in Raleigh, NC?
There are 4 community colleges serving 23,043 students in Raleigh, NC.
How diverse are community college in Raleigh, NC?
Community colleges in Raleigh, NC are approximately 46% minority students (majority Black).

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