North Carolina Public Colleges

List of Public Colleges and Universities in North Carolina

There are 74 public colleges and universities in North Carolina enrolling 269,608 full time students. Explore the list below to find the public college match for you. Public college tend to be larger in size and more affordable than private schools when attended by students with North Carolina state residency. North Carolina is home to popular nationally ranked public schools like University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University at Raleigh and Appalachian State University.


74 results found

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

Public 4 Year

23% acceptance rate

  • 30,011enrollment
  • $11,100net price
  • $8,987tuition
  • 1270-1480SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.6Avg GPA
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
N
Raleigh, NC

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 35,479enrollment
  • $13,442net price
  • $9,101tuition
  • 1250-1390SAT range
  • 27-31ACT range
  • 4.37Avg GPA
East Carolina University
E
Greenville, NC

Public 4 Year

82% acceptance rate

  • 28,718enrollment
  • $13,327net price
  • $7,188tuition
  • 1040-1190SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.59Avg GPA
Appalachian State University
A
Boone, NC

Public 4 Year

69% acceptance rate

  • 19,108enrollment
  • $10,473net price
  • $7,364tuition
  • 1100-1270SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 4.05Avg GPA
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
N
Charlotte, NC

Public 4 Year

67% acceptance rate

  • 29,710enrollment
  • $14,811net price
  • $6,853tuition
  • 1120-1270SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA
Western Carolina University
W
Cullowhee, NC

Public 4 Year

40% acceptance rate

  • 11,639enrollment
  • $14,456net price
  • $3,926tuition
  • 1030-1210SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
North Carolina A & T State University
N
Greensboro, NC

Public 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 12,142enrollment
  • $11,049net price
  • $6,612tuition
  • 950-1110SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 2.68Avg GPA
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
N
Wilmington, NC

Public 4 Year

61% acceptance rate

  • 16,747enrollment
  • $16,831net price
  • $7,091tuition
  • 1190-1320SAT range
  • 23-27ACT range
  • 4.06Avg GPA
North Carolina Central University
N
Durham, NC

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 8,207enrollment
  • $12,687net price
  • $6,464tuition
  • 900-1050SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 3.1Avg GPA
Winston Salem State University
W
Winston-Salem, NC

Public 4 Year

65% acceptance rate

  • 5,190enrollment
  • $11,256net price
  • $5,904tuition
  • 890-1030SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 3.15Avg GPA
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
N
Greensboro, NC

Public 4 Year

84% acceptance rate

  • 20,106enrollment
  • $10,496net price
  • $7,331tuition
  • 990-1160SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA
Fayetteville State University
F
Fayetteville, NC
 

Public 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 6,318enrollment
  • $5,626net price
  • $5,249tuition
  • 890-1030SAT range
  • 18-21ACT range
  • 2.95Avg GPA
University of North Carolina at Asheville
N
Asheville, NC

Public 4 Year

94% acceptance rate

  • 3,762enrollment
  • $12,235net price
  • $7,145tuition
  • 1060-1250SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.98Avg GPA
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
N
Pembroke, NC

Public 4 Year

81% acceptance rate

  • 7,137enrollment
  • $11,517net price
  • $3,418tuition
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 17-21ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
N
Winston-Salem, NC

Public 4 Year

38% acceptance rate

  • 1,042enrollment
  • $13,624net price
  • $9,371tuition
  • 1090-1280SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA
Elizabeth City State University
E
Elizabeth City, NC

Public 4 Year

59% acceptance rate

  • 1,677enrollment
  • $2,304net price
  • $3,194tuition
  • 890-1040SAT range
  • 17-20ACT range
  • 4.0Avg GPA
Central Piedmont Community College
C
Charlotte, NC

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 18,824enrollment
  • $6,369net price
  • $2,792tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Wake Technical Community College
W
Raleigh, NC

Public 2 Year

100% acceptance rate

  • 21,872enrollment
  • $10,732net price
  • $2,768tuition
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA