Colleges in Orange County, North Carolina

There are 4 Colleges in Orange County, North Carolina, serving a population of 141,812 people in an area of 398 square miles. There is 1 College per 35,453 people, and 1 College per 99 square miles.

In North Carolina, Orange County is ranked 33rd of 100 counties in Colleges per capita, and 13th of 100 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Orange County Colleges

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


Aveda Institute-Chapel Hill 200 West Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC

Aveda Institute-Chapel Hill 201 South Estes Drive Chapel Hill, NC

University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill 103 S Bldg Cb 9100 Chapel Hill, NC

University Of North Carolina System 910 Raleigh Road Chapel Hill, NC

About Orange County Colleges

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

Orange County College Statistics

Find Orange 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.

Orange County College Enrollment
 Orange CountyNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment26,702 (52.0%)701,820 (27.8%)
Orange County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Orange CountyNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree12,129 (13.9%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree5,258 (6.0%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree22,592 (25.8%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree27,793 (31.8%)722,112 (10.6%)
Orange County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Orange CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher50,3852,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others13,071 (25.9%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business4,391 (8.7%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education3,502 (7.0%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering24,886 (49.4%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields4,535 (9.0%)189,293 (9.3%)