Colleges in Gastonia, North Carolina

There are 2 Colleges in Gastonia, North Carolina, serving a population of 74,381 people in an area of 52 square miles. There is 1 College per 37,190 people, and 1 College per 25 square miles.

In North Carolina, Gastonia is ranked 100th of 959 cities in Colleges per capita, and 100th of 959 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Gastonia Colleges

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


Gaston College 201 U.s. 321 Gastonia, NC

Paul Mitchell The School-Gastonia 284 East Garrison Boulevard Gastonia, NC

About Gastonia Colleges

Gastonia Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Gastonia, 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.

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  • Gastonia Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
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Gastonia College Statistics

Find Gastonia 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.

Gastonia College Enrollment
 GastoniaGaston County
College/Grad School Enrollment3,465 (19.5%)10,161 (20.8%)
Gastonia Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 GastoniaGaston County
Some College, No Degree11,929 (23.9%)34,251 (23.3%)
Associate's Degree4,712 (9.4%)14,030 (9.6%)
Bachelor's Degree8,378 (16.8%)21,333 (14.5%)
Graduate/Professional Degree3,501 (7.0%)8,731 (5.9%)
Gastonia Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 GastoniaGaston County
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher11,87930,064
Arts, Humanities & Others2,832 (23.8%)6,675 (22.2%)
Business2,721 (22.9%)7,110 (23.6%)
Education1,764 (14.8%)4,671 (15.5%)
Science & Engineering3,438 (28.9%)8,618 (28.7%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields1,124 (9.5%)2,990 (9.9%)