Colleges Near Salem

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

There are 25 colleges within 50 miles of Salem enrolling a total of 86,517 students.

Located in North Carolina with a population of 2,218, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Salem. The nearest college is Western Piedmont Community College in Morganton at a distance of 1.8 miles from Salem. Driving time to these schools from Salem 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 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 Salem.

25 results found

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,779enrollment
  • $5,500net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Salem

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,105enrollment
  • $5,616net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Salem

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
C
Hudson, NC
 
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,581enrollment
  • $9,677net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Salem

Lenoir Rhyne University
L
Hickory, NC
Lenoir Rhyne University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,700enrollment
  • $19,380net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 960-1180SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

21 miles from Salem

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Catawba Valley Community College
C
Hickory, NC
 
Catawba Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,610enrollment
  • $8,583net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

23 miles from Salem

Mayland Community College
M
Spruce Pine, NC
 
Mayland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,082enrollment
  • $7,226net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

24 miles from Salem

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

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 10,520enrollment
  • $9,488net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

27 miles from Salem

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Isothermal Community College
I
Spindale, NC
 
Isothermal Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 1,941enrollment
  • $7,768net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

28 miles from Salem

Cleveland Community College
C
Shelby, NC
 
Cleveland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,551enrollment
  • $3,911net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

31 miles from Salem

Gardner Webb University
G
Boiling Springs, NC
Gardner Webb University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 3,598enrollment
  • $20,753net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • 970-1180SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

31 miles from Salem

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Lees McRae College
L
Banner Elk, NC
 
Lees McRae College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 966enrollment
  • $21,832net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA

33 miles from Salem

Montreat College
M
Montreat, NC
 
Montreat College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#15 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 921enrollment
  • $21,413net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 920-1140SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA

34 miles from Salem

Appalachian State University
A
Boone, NC
Appalachian State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#5 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 19,108enrollment
  • $10,473net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1270SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 4.05Avg GPA

35 miles from Salem

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Gaston College
G
Dallas, NC
 
Gaston College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,362enrollment
  • $10,601net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

39 miles from Salem

Warren Wilson College
W
Swannanoa, NC
 
Warren Wilson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 741enrollment
  • $29,477net price
  • 86%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1280SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

42 miles from Salem

Wilkes Community College
W
Wilkesboro, NC
 
Wilkes Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,601enrollment
  • $4,829net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

42 miles from Salem

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Mitchell Community College
M
Statesville, NC
 
Mitchell Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,164enrollment
  • $10,763net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

46 miles from Salem

Limestone College
L
Gaffney, SC
 
Limestone College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Private Colleges in South Carolina

  • 2,442enrollment
  • $23,935net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA

45 miles from Salem

FAQ's

The closest community college is Western Piedmont Community College and is 1.8 miles from Salem. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Western Piedmont Community College are $2,577 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Western Piedmont 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.