Colleges in Rowan County, North Carolina

There are 4 Colleges in Rowan County, North Carolina, serving a population of 138,940 people in an area of 512 square miles. There is 1 College per 34,735 people, and 1 College per 127 square miles.

In North Carolina, Rowan County is ranked 31st of 100 counties in Colleges per capita, and 18th of 100 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Rowan County Colleges

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


Catawba College 2300 West Innes Street Salisbury, NC

Hood Theological Seminary 1810 Lutheran Synod Drive Salisbury, NC

Livingstone College 701 West Monroe Street Salisbury, NC

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College 1333 Jake Alexander Boulevard South Granite Quarry, NC

About Rowan County Colleges

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

Rowan County College Statistics

Find Rowan 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.

Rowan County College Enrollment
 Rowan CountyNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment7,829 (24.0%)701,820 (27.8%)
Rowan County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Rowan CountyNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree21,572 (22.7%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree9,837 (10.3%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree12,616 (13.3%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree4,837 (5.1%)722,112 (10.6%)
Rowan County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Rowan CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher17,4532,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others3,527 (20.2%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business4,008 (23.0%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education3,327 (19.1%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering4,885 (28.0%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields1,706 (9.8%)189,293 (9.3%)