Colleges Near Sanford

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

There 32 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 177,739 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in North Carolina with a population of 28,094, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Sanford. Driving time to these schools from Sanford should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Duke University in Durham which is ranked #5 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is North Carolina State University at Raleigh enrolling 36,042 students. In terms of affordability, Durham Technical Community College in Durham offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $1,824 per year.

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 Sanford.


32 results

Central Carolina Community College
C
Sanford, NC
 
Central Carolina Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 5,154enrollment
  • $6,100net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

2 miles from Sanford

Sandhills Community College
S
Pinehurst, NC
 
Sandhills Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 3,990enrollment
  • $8,967net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

23 miles from Sanford

Campbell University
C
Buies Creek, NC
Campbell University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#5 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 5,964enrollment
  • $26,299net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 1010-1210SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA

25 miles from Sanford

Methodist University
M
Fayetteville, NC
 
Methodist University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,773enrollment
  • $31,730net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 935-1135SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

29 miles from Sanford

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

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 21,760enrollment
  • $5,269net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due May 1

29 miles from Sanford

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
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

30 miles from Sanford

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

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 377enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

31 miles from Sanford

Miller Motte College Fayetteville
M
Fayetteville, NC
 
Miller Motte College Fayetteville

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 259enrollment
  • $25,464net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

31 miles from Sanford

Shepherds Theological Seminary
S
Cary, NC
 
Shepherds Theological Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 136enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

30 miles from Sanford

Fayetteville Technical Community College
F
Fayetteville, NC
 
Fayetteville Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 10,932enrollment
  • $3,943net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.74Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

32 miles from Sanford

Fayetteville State University
F
HBCU
Fayetteville, NC
 
Fayetteville State University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#15 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 6,726enrollment
  • $7,016net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • 840-1000SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

33 miles from Sanford

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

32 miles from Sanford

Carolina Bible College
C
Fayetteville, NC
 
Carolina Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 167enrollment
  • $17,262net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

33 miles from Sanford

Grace College of Divinity
G
Fayetteville, NC
 
Grace College of Divinity

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 247enrollment
  • $11,548net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

32 miles from Sanford

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

32 miles from Sanford

Heritage Bible College
H
Dunn, NC
 
Heritage Bible College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 43enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.85Avg GPA

35 miles from Sanford

Meredith College
M
Raleigh, NC
Meredith College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,802enrollment
  • $25,357net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1008-1200SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 15

35 miles from Sanford

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

  • 36,042enrollment
  • $14,600net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

35 miles from Sanford

FAQ's

The closest community college is Central Carolina Community College and is 2 miles from Sanford. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Central Carolina Community College are $2,554 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Central Carolina 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.