North Carolina Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment

List of Colleges by Enrollment

List of Colleges by Enrollment

Below is a ranking of the 133 colleges in North Carolina with the largest enrollment of full and part time students. North Carolina State University at Raleigh tops the list with a population of 35,479 students.

Data is reported for the 2017/18 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of North Carolina Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment
College Enrollment
N

Raleigh, NC

35,479
N

Chapel Hill, NC

30,011
N

Charlotte, NC

29,710
E

Greenville, NC

28,718
W

Raleigh, NC

21,872
N

Greensboro, NC

20,106
A

Boone, NC

19,108
C

Charlotte, NC

18,824
N

Wilmington, NC

16,747
D

Durham, NC

16,606
N

Greensboro, NC

12,142
W

Cullowhee, NC

11,639
F

Fayetteville, NC

11,534
G

Jamestown, NC

10,520
W

Winston Salem, NC

8,401
C

Wilmington, NC

8,378
N

Durham, NC

8,207
P

Winterville, NC

8,185
F

Winston Salem, NC

7,779
N

Pembroke, NC

7,137