Colleges Near Raleigh

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

There are 9 colleges in Raleigh and 30 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 161,104 students.

Located in North Carolina with a population of 403,892, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Raleigh. Driving time to these schools from Raleigh should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Duke University in Durham. The largest college in the area is North Carolina State University at Raleigh enrolling 35,479 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 Raleigh.

30 results found

Meredith College
M
Raleigh, NC
Meredith College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,905enrollment
  • $25,276net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1200SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

4 miles from Raleigh

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North Carolina State University at Raleigh
N
Raleigh, NC
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#17 Best Public Universities in America

  • 35,479enrollment
  • $13,442net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 1250-1390SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 4.37Avg GPA

4 miles from Raleigh

William Peace University
W
Raleigh, NC
William Peace University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 910enrollment
  • $21,304net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA

3 miles from Raleigh

Saint Augustines College
S
Raleigh, NC
Saint Augustines College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 767enrollment
  • $26,096net price
  • 63%acceptance rate
  • 760-940SAT range
  • 13-17ACT range
  • 2.37Avg GPA

3 miles from Raleigh

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Shaw University
S
Raleigh, NC
Shaw University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,411enrollment
  • $18,522net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.36Avg GPA

4 miles from Raleigh

Miller Motte College Raleigh
M
Raleigh, NC
 
Miller Motte College Raleigh

Private 2 Year

4 reviews

 

  • 627enrollment
  • $19,962net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Raleigh

University of Phoenix Raleigh Campus
P
Raleigh, North Carolina
 
University of Phoenix Raleigh Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 471enrollment
  • $18,872net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Raleigh

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Miller Motte College Cary
M
Cary, NC
 
Miller Motte College Cary

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 377enrollment
  • $21,471net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Raleigh

Living Arts College
L
Raleigh, NC
 
Living Arts College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 243enrollment
  • $25,336net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Raleigh

Shepherds Theological Seminary
S
Cary, NC
 
Shepherds Theological Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 96enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Raleigh

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Harrison College
H
Morrisville, NC
 
Harrison College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 89enrollment
  • $20,573net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Raleigh

Wake Technical Community College
W
Raleigh, NC
Wake Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 21,872enrollment
  • $10,732net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Raleigh

Apex School of Theology
A
Durham, NC
 
Apex School of Theology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 554enrollment
  • $9,993net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Raleigh

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Durham Technical Community College
D
Durham, NC
 
Durham Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,434enrollment
  • $7,582net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from Raleigh

North Carolina Central University
N
Durham, NC
North Carolina Central University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 8,207enrollment
  • $12,687net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 900-1050SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA

17 miles from Raleigh

Duke University
D
Durham, NC
Duke University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in America

  • 16,606enrollment
  • $22,011net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1450-1570SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.94*Avg GPA

21 miles from Raleigh

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

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in America

  • 30,011enrollment
  • $11,100net price
  • 23%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.6Avg GPA

24 miles from Raleigh

Louisburg College
L
Louisburg, NC
Louisburg College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 594enrollment
  • $23,854net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 780-1010SAT range
  • 14-17ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

27 miles from Raleigh

FAQ's

The closest community college is Wake Technical Community College and is 13 miles from Raleigh. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Wake Technical Community College are $2,768 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Wake Technical 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.