North Carolina Private Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment

List of Private Colleges by Enrollment

List of Private Colleges by Enrollment

Below is a ranking of the 46 private colleges in North Carolina with the largest enrollment of full and part time students. Duke University tops the list with a population of 16,606 students.

Data is reported for the 2018/19 academic year by the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics.

List of North Carolina Private Colleges Ranked by Largest Enrollment
College Enrollment
D

Durham, NC

16,606
W

Winston Salem, NC

8,401
E

Elon, NC

6,991
C

Buies Creek, NC

6,448
W

Wingate, NC

3,689
G

Boiling Springs, NC

3,598
M

Mount Olive, NC

3,208
L

Hickory, NC

2,700
Q

Charlotte, NC

2,536
M

Fayetteville, NC

2,092
N

Rocky Mount, NC

2,034
M

Raleigh, NC

1,905
D

Davidson, NC

1,843
J

Charlotte, NC

1,681
G

Greensboro, NC

1,576
J

Charlotte, NC

1,565
B

Belmont, NC

1,556
S

Raleigh, NC

1,411
C

Murfreesboro, NC

1,399
P

Misenheimer, NC

1,365