North Carolina Colleges and Universities

Historical note: University of North Carolina was founded 1789 at Chapel Hill, first public university in the nation therefore, the oldest public university in the US ... The state has historically made higher education accessible and affordable to its residents ... The tuition at NC universities are generally lower than states.

North Carolina College University List

Appalachian State University Boone, ranked among top 15 schools southern region. undergraduate, graduate. BS, BA, MA, MS. Academics: accounting, Appalachia studies, economics, health care management, teaching.

Barber-Scotia College - accredited Concord. BA, BS, originally created to educate black women now co-ed.

Barton College Wilson, Accelerated Professional Programs (APP), undergraduate, graduate. Evening, online courses. BS, BA, MED, RN, BSN. Academics: nursing, business management, elementary education, social work, special education, gerontology.

Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, Catholic liberal arts. accredited college undergraduate, graduate studies.

Bennett College Greensboro, related to United Methodist Church, - for women. Academics: business administration, education, engineering, journalism, computer science. BA, BS, BFA.

Brevard College Brevard, Accademics: music, business, teacher licensure, pre-med/dentistry, pre-law.

Campbell University Buies Creek, Christian Divinity, near Dunn, Fuquay Varina, Lillington, Garner. undergraduate, graduate. Academics: business, law, education, health, Pharmacy studies.

Catawba College Salisbury, Academics: medical technology, business administration, pre-law, education evening classes, undergraduate, graduate.

Chowan College Murfreesboro, liberal arts, Christian community near Scotland Neck, Weldon. undergraduate, graduate. Academics: business, education.

Davidson College Davidson near Charlotte, liberal arts education. accredited, undergraduate. Academics: economics, languages, education, anthropology.

Duke University Durham, undergraduate, graduate, professional. Academics: law, medicine, business, nursing, engineering, arts and sciences.

East Carolina University (ECU) Greenville, Academics: business, allied health sciences, nursing, technology. online courses, undergraduate, graduate. bachelors, masters.

Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) Elizabeth City, accredited. undergraduate, graduate. Academics: music, business, economics, mathematics, education, biology. bachelors, masters.

Elon University Elon near Burlington and Haw River, undergraduate, graduate. (BA, BFA, BS) Academics: accounting, journalism, business, medical technology.

Fayetteville State University (FSU) Fayetteville - distance learning, online courses, teacher certification. undergraduate, graduate. (BA, BS, MBA) Academics:  computer science, business, teacher education, economics, marketing, 4 year nursing.

Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs near Shelby, accredited. undergraduate, undergraduate. Academics: nursing, business admin, marketing, journalism. BS, BA, MA, MS, MBA.

Greensboro College Greensboro, teacher licensure, undergraduate, graduate. Academics: allied health, accounting, sciences, business administration. B.A., B.M.E, B.S.

Guilford College Greensboro. evening courses for adult learners, undergraduate. Academics: accounting, business management, languages.

High Point University High Point. Academics: art design, business, computer science, criminal justice. evening, undergraduate, graduate.

Johnson C. Smith University Charlotte (JCSU) - progressive liberal arts, Academics:  political science, social work, computer engineering, business administration, education.

Lees-McRae College Banner Elk. Academics: business administration, criminal justice, outdoor adventure, teacher education, nursing, sports science. bachelors.

Lenoir-Rhyne College Hickory - accredited, undergraduate, graduate. Academics: graphic design, pre-law, pre-medical science, education, nursing, occupational therapy.

Livingstone College Salisbury - Christian based private historically black institution. founded by A.M.E. Zion ministers. liberal religious education .

Louisburg College Louisburg - 2 year residential college. related to United Methodist Church. associates business, religion, math, economics.

Mars Hill College Mars Hill - Baptist affiliated. Academics: business management, social work, teaching, fine music, computer science, sciences undergraduate, graduate, adult studies, undergraduate. small classes, .

Meredith College Raleigh. largest women's college southeast, study abroad, undergraduate, graduate . BA, BS, BM, BSW, MA, MS. Academics: nutrition, teaching, social work, business administration. Pre-professional  - pre-law, pre-med, pre-dentistry, pre-pharmacy, physical therapy, veterinarian medicine .

Methodist College Fayetteville - accredited liberal sciences. undergraduate, graduate . Academics: humanities, nursing, sciences, teaching, justice, military ROTC, sports management, PGA golf management.

Montreat College Montreal near Black Mountain and Asheville, - Christian liberal arts undergraduate, graduate, adult studies, small classes. Academics: bible, religion, Christian ministry, business, fine nursing. Associates, Bachelors, masters (AS, BS, BA, MBA, RN, BSN, MS).

Mount Olive College Mt. Olive - Christian. Programs for working adults undergraduate, professional studies. small classes, Academics:  business, music, religion.

North Carolina A&T State University Greensboro. 6 schools, 2 colleges. These schools include business, engineering, agriculture, nursing, ROTC, economics, education, technology, undergraduate, graduate.

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Durham. Academics: criminal justice, aerospace, military science, mathematics, computer science, nursing, pharmacy.  undergraduate, graduate. bachelors, masters (BS, BA, BSN, MA, MS). schools within university complex include business, law, education.

North Carolina School of Arts (UNCSA) Winston Salem. trains talented students for professional careers arts. Academics: acting, music, dance performance, ballet, theater.

North Carolina State University (NCSU) Raleigh. 12 colleges within university complex. distance learning, online courses, undergraduate, graduate. Academics: technology, film. BA, BS, MA, MS, PHD.

North Carolina Wesleyan College (NCWC)  Rocky Mount - private 4 year. Academics: humanities, social, natural sciences, professional areas.  accounting, biology, cis, military science. undergraduate. bachelors (BA,BS).

Peace College downtown Raleigh - liberal sciences for women, 4 year bachelor degrees. affiliation with Presbyterian Church (USA). Academics: Biology, Business, Education, Theatre, Political Science, Psychology.

Pfeiffer University Misenheimer near Albemarle, online courses, undergraduate, graduate. geared towards working adults. bachelors, masters (BA, BS, MBA, MA, MS). Academics: nursing, business, humanities, criminal justice, pre-law, music.

Piedmont Baptist College (PBC) Winston Salem - accredited Christian, undergraduate, graduate. AA, BA, Masters, PHD. Academics: bible, Christian ministry, education, music, pastoral studies .

Queens University of Charlotte Charlotte, smaller classes. comprised of several smaller colleges, nursing BSN, MSN. undergraduate, graduate. certificate, bachelors, masters (BA, BS, MED, MSA, MFA). Academics: business, sciences, creative writing, literature, teaching.

Roanoke Bible College Elizabeth City (now Mid Atlantic Christian College) - private Christian . certificates, associates,4 year Bachelors degrees (BA, BS, BTH). Academics: science, ministry, theology, counseling, psychology, Biblical Studies.

Salem College Winston Salem - private liberal arts for women. certification, bachelors, graduate. Academics: accounting, education, business administration, economics, medical technology.

Shaw University Raleigh, affiliated with Baptist.  oldest Black college south, teacher education, undergraduate, graduate. Academics: military science, religion, criminal justice.

St. Andrews Presbyterian College Laurenburg - 4 year private liberal arts. Study abroad, online courses, adult learning, undergraduate. Academic majors include Business, Sports Studies, Biology, Forensics, Creative Writing, Psychology, Education, Philosophy.

St. Augustine's College Raleigh.

UNC Asheville (UNCA) campus Asheville, undergraduate, graduate. liberal arts. BA, BS, MA. advantage of going to UNCA - smaller classes. Most all classes are less than 25 students. Therefore, you get . Academics: business management, sociology, physiology, fine arts.

UNC Chapel Hill (UNC) main campus Chapel Hill. Study abroad, online courses, continuing education classes, undergraduate, graduate. bachelors, masters, doctorate, professional (BA, BS, MA, MS, PHD). Academics: nursing, law, medicine, dentistry, education, business.

UNC Charlotte (UNCC) campus Charlotte, continuing education classes, study abroad, distance learning, online courses, undergraduate, graduate. Academics: business, accounting, it, journalism, education.

UNC Greensboro (UNCG) campus Greensboro, online courses, undergraduate, graduate. Academics:  business, music, theater, nursing,

UNC Pembroke (UNCP) campus Pembroke, strong liberal arts education. Academics: philosophy, biology, business, computer science. undergraduate, graduate. bachelors, masters.

UNC Wilmington (UNCW) campus Wilmington, near beach, undergraduate, graduate, doctoral. BA, BS, MA, MS, PHD, EDD. Academics:  business, education, health, human services.

Wake Forest University Winston Salem (WFU) - liberal arts. advantage of attending WFU - smaller classes. undergraduate, graduate. divinity, business, medicine, law. bachelors, masters.

Warren Wilson College (WWC) - located near Asheville. advantage of attending Warren Wilson - small classrooms. Academics: business, economics, biology, bachelors, masters degrees.

Western Carolina University Cullowhee near Dillsboro, online courses, undergraduate, graduate degrees. Academics: forensic anthropology, criminal justice, nursing (BSN), accounting,  music, sciences,.

Wingate University Wingate near Monroe, Mathews, undergraduate, undergraduate. Academics: accounting, sciences, marketing.

Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) Winston Salem, undergraduate. Academics:  business, education, Healthcare Management, Nursing (BSN).