Colleges in Henderson County, North Carolina

There are 2 Colleges in Henderson County, North Carolina, serving a population of 112,156 people in an area of 373 square miles. There is 1 College per 56,078 people, and 1 College per 186 square miles.

In North Carolina, Henderson County is ranked 48th of 100 counties in Colleges per capita, and 24th of 100 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Henderson County Colleges

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


Blue Ridge Community College 180 West Campus Drive Flat Rock, NC

Wingate University - Hendersonville Campus 220 5th Avenue East Hendersonville, NC

About Henderson County Colleges

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

Henderson County College Statistics

Find Henderson 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.

Henderson County College Enrollment
 Henderson CountyNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment5,217 (22.8%)701,820 (27.8%)
Henderson County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Henderson CountyNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree20,379 (24.6%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree7,518 (9.1%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree16,894 (20.4%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree8,992 (10.8%)722,112 (10.6%)
Henderson County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Henderson CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher25,8862,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others6,650 (25.7%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business4,547 (17.6%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education3,930 (15.2%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering8,206 (31.7%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields2,553 (9.9%)189,293 (9.3%)