Colleges in Lee County, North Carolina

There are 5 Colleges in Lee County, North Carolina, serving a population of 59,805 people in an area of 255 square miles. There is 1 College per 11,961 people, and 1 College per 50 square miles.

In North Carolina, Lee County is ranked 2nd of 100 counties in Colleges per capita, and 7th of 100 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Lee County Colleges

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


About Lee County Colleges

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

Lee County College Statistics

Find Lee 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.

Lee County College Enrollment
 Lee CountyNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment3,274 (21.3%)701,820 (27.8%)
Lee County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Lee CountyNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree9,430 (23.7%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree4,502 (11.3%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree5,622 (14.2%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree2,804 (7.1%)722,112 (10.6%)
Lee County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Lee CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher8,4262,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others1,716 (20.4%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business1,349 (16.0%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education1,498 (17.8%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering2,750 (32.6%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields1,113 (13.2%)189,293 (9.3%)