The Best North Carolina Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in North Carolina

There are 133 colleges and universities in North Carolina enrolling 352,685 full time students. Explore the list of top colleges in North Carolina below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in North Carolina offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

For a more local search, filter by zip code or find colleges around Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Durham or Winston Salem.

The best college in North Carolina is Duke University and the top public state college is University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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