Colleges in Cary, North Carolina

There are 3 Colleges in Cary, North Carolina, serving a population of 159,715 people in an area of 56 square miles. There is 1 College per 53,238 people, and 1 College per 18 square miles.

In North Carolina, Cary is ranked 102nd of 959 cities in Colleges per capita, and 93rd of 959 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Cary Colleges

Find Cary, North Carolina colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.


ITT Technical Institute - Cary Campus 5520 Dillard Drive Cary, NC

Miller-Motte College-Cary 2205 Walnut Street Cary, NC

Shepherds Theological Seminary 6051 Tryon Road Cary, NC

About Cary Colleges

Cary Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Cary, NC. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Cary Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Cary College Statistics

Find Cary College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Cary College Enrollment
 CaryNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment8,088 (18.9%)701,820 (27.8%)
Cary Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 CaryNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree13,836 (12.6%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree7,839 (7.1%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree40,868 (37.2%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree31,008 (28.2%)722,112 (10.6%)
Cary Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 CaryNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher71,8762,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others11,945 (16.6%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business12,818 (17.8%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education4,762 (6.6%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering37,031 (51.5%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields5,320 (7.4%)189,293 (9.3%)