Colleges Near Hickory

Colleges and universities near me in the Hickory, North Carolina area

There are 2 colleges in Hickory and 30 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 133,842 students.

Located in North Carolina with a population of 40,010, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Hickory. Driving time to these schools from Hickory should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Davidson College in Davidson. The largest college in the area is University of North Carolina at Charlotte enrolling 29,710 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 Hickory.


30 results

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

0 miles from Hickory

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

4 miles from Hickory

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

12 miles from Hickory

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

20 miles from Hickory

Mitchell Community College
M
Statesville, NC
Mitchell Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,164enrollment
  • $7,807net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

24 miles from Hickory

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

28 miles from Hickory

Gaston College
G
Dallas, NC
 
Gaston College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,362enrollment
  • $8,396net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

31 miles from Hickory

Davidson College
D
Davidson, NC
Davidson College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,843enrollment
  • $27,714net price
  • 18%acceptance rate
  • 1310-1485SAT range
  • 30-33ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

32 miles from Hickory

Cleveland Community College
C
Shelby, NC
 
Cleveland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,551enrollment
  • $4,461net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Hickory

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

37 miles from Hickory

Belmont Abbey College
B
Belmont, NC
Belmont Abbey College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,556enrollment
  • $21,817net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 970-1220SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA

37 miles from Hickory

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

36 miles from Hickory

Gardner Webb University
G
Boiling Springs, NC
Gardner Webb University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 3,598enrollment
  • $21,217net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

39 miles from Hickory

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

41 miles from Hickory

Guilford Technical Community College
G
Jamestown, NC
 
Guilford Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,520enrollment
  • $9,674net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

43 miles from Hickory

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

42 miles from Hickory

Isothermal Community College
I
Spindale, NC
 
Isothermal Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,941enrollment
  • $5,230net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

43 miles from Hickory

Johnson C Smith University
J
HBCU
Charlotte, NC
Johnson C Smith University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#19 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,565enrollment
  • $18,655net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 803-960SAT range
  • 14-18ACT range
  • 2.97Avg GPA

43 miles from Hickory

FAQ's

The closest community college is Catawba Valley Community College and is 3.5 miles from Hickory. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Catawba Valley Community College are $2,347 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Catawba Valley 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.