The Best Greensboro Colleges

Greensboro, North Carolina area Colleges

There are 5 ranked colleges within the Greensboro city limits and 28 colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 141,279 students. If you're looking for a large school, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill enrolls the most students with 472 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Rockingham Community College offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the Greensboro area at $1,824 per year.

The top rated college in the area is Duke University in Durham which is ranked #5 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

Also explore Greensboro area public, private, four year, public four year, community and junior colleges.

The Greensboro area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Elon University and University of North Carolina School of the Arts.


28 results

Duke University
D
Durham, NC
Duke University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in America

  • 16,172enrollment
  • $26,932net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.94Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 2

50 miles from Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 30,092enrollment
  • $10,038net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1490SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.39Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 5

45 miles from Greensboro

Elon University
E
Elon, NC
Elon University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 7,117enrollment
  • $39,401net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1320SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 4.04Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

18 miles from Greensboro

University of North Carolina School of the Arts
N
Winston-Salem, NC
University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 1,070enrollment
  • $11,940net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1310SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.69Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

23 miles from Greensboro

Catawba College
C
Salisbury, NC
Catawba College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,371enrollment
  • $18,657net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 940-1140SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.59Avg Weighted GPA

46 miles from Greensboro

Guilford College
G
Greensboro, NC
Guilford College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,429enrollment
  • $24,640net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 930-1170SAT range
  • 17-24ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

3 miles from Greensboro

Pfeiffer University
P
Misenheimer, NC
Pfeiffer University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,185enrollment
  • $22,121net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 940-1100SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.11Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

49 miles from Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
N
Greensboro, NC
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#10 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 19,764enrollment
  • $9,853net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 980-1160SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

2 miles from Greensboro

Winston Salem State University
W
HBCU
Winston-Salem, NC
Winston Salem State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 5,169enrollment
  • $11,868net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • 900-1030SAT range
  • 17-19ACT range
  • 3.01Avg GPA

22 miles from Greensboro

North Carolina A & T State University
N
HBCU
Greensboro, NC
North Carolina A & T State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#12 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 12,753enrollment
  • $9,541net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

3 miles from Greensboro

Bennett College for Women
B
HBCU
Greensboro, NC
Bennett College for Women

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 232enrollment
  • $20,062net price
  • 73%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.74Estimated Avg GPA

3 miles from Greensboro

Davidson County Community College
D
Thomasville, NC
 
Davidson County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,765enrollment
  • $7,922net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

25 miles from Greensboro

Forsyth Technical Community College
F
Winston Salem, NC
 
Forsyth Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7,587enrollment
  • $6,349net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

25 miles from Greensboro

Greensboro College
G
Greensboro, NC
Greensboro College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 944enrollment
  • $17,783net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 900-1100SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.35Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 15

2 miles from Greensboro

Laurel University
L
High Point, NC
 
Laurel University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 158enrollment
  • $19,269net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.16Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due May 6

12 miles from Greensboro

Livingstone College
L
HBCU
Salisbury, NC
Livingstone College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 845enrollment
  • $16,016net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 770-930SAT range
  • 13-16ACT range
  • 2.64Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

47 miles from Greensboro

Piedmont International University
P
Winston Salem, NC
 
Piedmont International University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 691enrollment
  • $15,119net price
  • 24%acceptance rate
  • 770-1230SAT range
  • 15-23ACT range
  • 3.07Estimated Avg GPA

24 miles from Greensboro

Randolph Community College
R
Asheboro, NC
 
Randolph Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,548enrollment
  • $6,538net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 10

29 miles from Greensboro