Colleges in Wayne County, North Carolina

There are 3 Colleges in Wayne County, North Carolina, serving a population of 124,496 people in an area of 553 square miles. There is 1 College per 41,498 people, and 1 College per 184 square miles.

In North Carolina, Wayne County is ranked 36th of 100 counties in Colleges per capita, and 23rd of 100 counties in Colleges per square mile.

List of Wayne County Colleges

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


Mitchells Hairstyling Academy-Goldsboro 1021 North Spence Avenue Goldsboro, NC

University Of Mount Olive 634 Henderson Street Mount Olive, NC

Wayne Community College 3000 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro, NC

About Wayne County Colleges

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

Wayne County College Statistics

Find Wayne 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.

Wayne County College Enrollment
 Wayne CountyNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment8,064 (26.1%)701,820 (27.8%)
Wayne County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Wayne CountyNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree18,715 (22.8%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree9,102 (11.1%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree11,536 (14.0%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree4,675 (5.7%)722,112 (10.6%)
Wayne County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Wayne CountyNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher16,2112,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others4,193 (25.9%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business3,394 (20.9%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education2,869 (17.7%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering4,027 (24.8%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields1,728 (10.7%)189,293 (9.3%)