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 69,949 students.

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. The largest college in the area is Appalachian State University enrolling 19,108 students.

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

 

  • 966enrollment
  • $22,357net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.14Avg 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

  • 19,108enrollment
  • $10,525net price
  • 77%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1270SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 4.05Avg GPA

12 miles from Banner Elk

Mayland Community College
M
Spruce Pine, NC
 
Mayland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,082enrollment
  • $9,110net 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

2 reviews

 

  • 1,208enrollment
  • $17,371net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1020-1270SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.6Avg 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

 

  • 3,581enrollment
  • $2,667net 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

  • 14,317enrollment
  • $14,696net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

30 miles from Banner Elk

Western Piedmont Community College
W
Morganton, NC
 
Western Piedmont Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,779enrollment
  • $4,914net 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

  • 1,948enrollment
  • $22,098net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 990-1205SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

34 miles from Banner Elk

McDowell Technical Community College
M
Marion, NC
 
McDowell Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,105enrollment
  • $4,957net 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
  • 3.16Avg 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

 

  • 2,601enrollment
  • $3,348net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

38 miles from Banner Elk

Northeast State Community College
N
Blountville, TN
 
Northeast State Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,139enrollment
  • $6,506net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

38 miles from Banner Elk

Virginia Highlands Community College
V
Abingdon, VA
 
Virginia Highlands Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,387enrollment
  • $6,493net 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

#13 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 2,700enrollment
  • $19,034net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 970-1170SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

42 miles from Banner Elk

Montreat College
M
Montreat, NC
 
Montreat College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 921enrollment
  • $23,142net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 922-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA

43 miles from Banner Elk

Emory and Henry College
E
Emory, VA
Emory and Henry College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,246enrollment
  • $20,653net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 960-1170SAT range
  • 18-25ACT 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

 

  • 4,610enrollment
  • $8,006net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg 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 $2,558 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.