Colleges Near Banner Elk

Colleges and universities near me in the Banner Elk, North Carolina area

There 21 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 67,819 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in North Carolina with a population of 1,028, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Banner Elk. Driving time to these schools from Banner Elk should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Appalachian State University in Boone which is ranked #519 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is Appalachian State University enrolling 20,641 students. In terms of affordability, McDowell Technical Community College in Marion offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $1,824 per year.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Banner Elk.


21 results

Lees McRae College
L
Banner Elk, NC
 

Lees McRae College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 873enrollment
  • $24,390net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 1040-1240SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

0 miles from Banner Elk

Appalachian State University
A
Boone, NC

Appalachian State University

Public 4 Year

7 reviews

#7 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 20,641enrollment
  • $10,687net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1300SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.96Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

12 miles from Banner Elk

Mayland Community College
M
Spruce Pine, NC
 

Mayland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 863enrollment
  • $5,809net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

18 miles from Banner Elk

Milligan College
M
Milligan College, Tennessee

Milligan College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 1,208enrollment
  • $17,371net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1270SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.4Estimated Avg GPA

26 miles from Banner Elk

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
C
Hudson, NC
 

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,550enrollment
  • $4,678net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from Banner Elk

East Tennessee State University
E
Johnson City, TN

East Tennessee State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Tennessee

  • 13,303enrollment
  • $13,661net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 940-1170SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.33Estimated Avg GPA

30 miles from Banner Elk

Western Piedmont Community College
W
Morganton, NC
 

Western Piedmont Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,670enrollment
  • $5,093net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Banner Elk

King College
K
Bristol, TN
 

King College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Tennessee

  • 1,656enrollment
  • $22,020net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1160SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

34 miles from Banner Elk

McDowell Technical Community College
M
Marion, NC
 

McDowell Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,135enrollment
  • $4,415net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Banner Elk

Virginia Intermont College
V
Bristol, Virginia
 

Virginia Intermont College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 549enrollment
  • $24,154net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 870-1100SAT range
  • 18-22ACT range
  • 3.1Estimated Avg GPA

35 miles from Banner Elk

Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College
S
Bristol, Virginia
 

Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 72enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

35 miles from Banner Elk

Wilkes Community College
W
Wilkesboro, NC
 

Wilkes Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,315enrollment
  • $3,318net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 12

38 miles from Banner Elk

Northeast State Community College
N
Blountville, TN
 

Northeast State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,205enrollment
  • $6,364net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

38 miles from Banner Elk

Virginia Highlands Community College
V
Abingdon, VA
 

Virginia Highlands Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,451enrollment
  • $6,406net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

38 miles from Banner Elk

Lenoir Rhyne University
L
Hickory, NC

Lenoir Rhyne University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,405enrollment
  • $18,814net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

42 miles from Banner Elk

Montreat College
M
Montreat, NC
 

Montreat College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,013enrollment
  • $23,906net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1220SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA

43 miles from Banner Elk

Emory and Henry College
E
Emory, VA

Emory and Henry College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,372enrollment
  • $17,715net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 960-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

42 miles from Banner Elk

Catawba Valley Community College
C
Hickory, NC
 

Catawba Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,168enrollment
  • $6,777net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.73Avg GPA

45 miles from Banner Elk

FAQ's

The closest community college is Mayland Community College and is 17.6 miles from Banner Elk. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Mayland Community College are $2,561 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Mayland Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.