Colleges in Union County, North Carolina

There are 2 Colleges in Union County, North Carolina, serving a population of 222,095 people in an area of 632 square miles. There is 1 College per 111,047 people, and 1 College per 315 square miles.

In North Carolina, Union County is ranked 69th of 100 counties in Colleges per capita, and 36th of 100 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Union County Colleges

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


Regina's College of Beauty 1201 Stafford Street Monroe, NC

Wingate University 220 North Camden Road Wingate, NC

About Union County Colleges

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

Union County College Statistics

Find Union 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.

Union County College Enrollment
 Union CountyNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment11,835 (18.2%)701,820 (27.8%)
Union County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Union CountyNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree30,765 (21.9%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree12,180 (8.7%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree33,350 (23.7%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree14,407 (10.2%)722,112 (10.6%)
Union County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Union CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher47,7572,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others10,079 (21.1%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business13,172 (27.6%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education5,862 (12.3%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering14,472 (30.3%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields4,172 (8.7%)189,293 (9.3%)