Colleges in Watauga County, North Carolina

There are 2 Colleges in Watauga County, North Carolina, serving a population of 53,421 people in an area of 313 square miles. There is 1 College per 26,710 people, and 1 College per 156 square miles.

In North Carolina, Watauga County is ranked 18th of 100 counties in Colleges per capita, and 20th of 100 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Watauga County Colleges

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


Appalachian State University 287 Rivers Street Boone, NC

Jung Tao School Of Classical Chinese Medicine 207 Dale Adams Road Sugar Grove, NC

About Watauga County Colleges

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

Watauga County College Statistics

Find Watauga 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.

Watauga County College Enrollment
 Watauga CountyNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment15,439 (73.8%)701,820 (27.8%)
Watauga County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Watauga CountyNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree5,708 (18.9%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree2,462 (8.2%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree7,338 (24.3%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree5,233 (17.3%)722,112 (10.6%)
Watauga County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Watauga CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher12,5712,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others3,435 (27.3%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business2,052 (16.3%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education2,003 (15.9%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering3,925 (31.2%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields1,156 (9.2%)189,293 (9.3%)