Colleges in Durham County, North Carolina

There are 14 Colleges in Durham County, North Carolina, serving a population of 300,865 people in an area of 286 square miles. There is 1 College per 21,490 people, and 1 College per 20 square miles.

In North Carolina, Durham County is ranked 12th of 100 counties in Colleges per capita, and 2nd of 100 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Durham County Colleges

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


Apex School Of Theology 1701 TW Alexander Drive Durham, NC

Bull City Durham Beauty And Barber College 1401 Morehead Avenue Durham, NC

Cet-Durham 807 East Main Street Durham, NC

Duke University 103 Allen Building Durham, NC

Duke University 2616 Augusta Drive Durham, NC

Durham Beauty Academy 4600 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard Durham, NC

Durham Technical Community College 1637 East Lawson Street Durham, NC

ITT Technical Institute-Durham 3518 Westgate Drive Durham, NC

North Carolina Central University 1801 Fayetteville Street Durham, NC

Park West Barber School 931 East Main Street Durham, NC

Regency Beauty Institute-Durham 1058 West Club Boulevard Durham, NC

The Art Institute Of Raleigh-Durham 410 Blackwell Street Durham, NC

The Hair Design School-Durham 5106 North Roxboro Street Durham, NC

Watts School Of Nursing 2828 Croasdaile Drive Durham, NC

About Durham County Colleges

Durham County Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Durham County, 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:
  • Durham County 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

Durham County College Statistics

Find Durham County 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.

Durham County College Enrollment
 Durham CountyNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment30,700 (38.7%)701,820 (27.8%)
Durham County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Durham CountyNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree35,026 (17.1%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree13,067 (6.4%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree51,502 (25.1%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree45,297 (22.1%)722,112 (10.6%)
Durham County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Durham CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher96,7992,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others25,369 (26.2%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business12,407 (12.8%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education7,981 (8.2%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering41,730 (43.1%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields9,312 (9.6%)189,293 (9.3%)