Colleges in Wake County, North Carolina

There are 25 Colleges in Wake County, North Carolina, serving a population of 1,023,811 people in an area of 836 square miles. There is 1 College per 40,952 people, and 1 College per 33 square miles.

In North Carolina, Wake County is ranked 35th of 100 counties in Colleges per capita, and 4th of 100 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Wake County Colleges

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


Ecpi University - Raleigh Campus 4101 Doie Cope Road Raleigh, NC

Gwinnett College 3200 Spring Forest Road Raleigh, NC

Harrison College-Morrisville 2001 Carrington Mill Boulevard Morrisville, NC

ITT Technical Institute - Cary Campus 5520 Dillard Drive Cary, NC

Living Arts College 3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive Raleigh, NC

Meredith College 3800 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, NC

Miller-Motte College-Cary 2205 Walnut Street Cary, NC

Miller-Motte College-Raleigh 3901 Capital Boulevard Raleigh, NC

Mitchell's Hair Styling Academy-Raleigh 1301 Buck Jones Road Raleigh, NC

Mycomputercareer.Edu-Raleigh 5511 Capital Center Drive Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University At Raleigh 2101 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, NC

Paul Mitchell The School-Raleigh 8551 Glenwood Avenue Raleigh, NC

Pfeiffer University - Raleigh Durham Campus 2880 Slater Road Morrisville, NC

Saint Augustine's University 1315 Oakwood Avenue Raleigh, NC

Shaw University 118 East South Street Raleigh, NC

Shepherds Theological Seminary 6051 Tryon Road Cary, NC

Sherrill's University Of Barber & Cosmetology 2110 New Bern Avenue Raleigh, NC

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary 120 South Wingate Street Wake Forest, NC

Strayer University - North Raleigh Campus 8701 Wadford Drive Raleigh, NC

Strayer University - South Raleigh Campus 3421 Olympia Drive Raleigh, NC

Strayer University-North Carolina 4 Copley Parkway Morrisville, NC

The Medical Arts School 7041 Old Wake Forest Road Raleigh, NC

University of Phoenix Raleigh Campus 5511 Capital Center Drive Raleigh, NC

Wake Technical Community College 9101 Fayetteville Road Raleigh, NC

William Peace University 15 East Peace Street Raleigh, NC

About Wake County Colleges

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

Wake County College Statistics

Find Wake 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.

Wake County College Enrollment
 Wake CountyNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment81,492 (28.3%)701,820 (27.8%)
Wake County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Wake CountyNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree119,462 (17.6%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree54,443 (8.0%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree217,337 (32.1%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree127,784 (18.9%)722,112 (10.6%)
Wake County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Wake CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher345,1212,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others72,657 (21.1%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business68,818 (19.9%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education29,569 (8.6%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering147,240 (42.7%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields26,837 (7.8%)189,293 (9.3%)