Colleges in Raleigh, North Carolina

There are 18 Colleges in Raleigh, North Carolina, serving a population of 449,477 people in an area of 145 square miles. There is 1 College per 24,970 people, and 1 College per 8 square miles.

In North Carolina, Raleigh is ranked 90th of 959 cities in Colleges per capita, and 66th of 959 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Raleigh Colleges

Find Raleigh, 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

Living Arts College 3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive Raleigh, NC

Meredith College 3800 Hillsborough Street Raleigh, 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

Saint Augustine's University 1315 Oakwood Avenue Raleigh, NC

Shaw University 118 East South Street Raleigh, NC

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

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

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

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

Raleigh College Statistics

Find Raleigh 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.

Raleigh College Enrollment
 RaleighNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment50,273 (39.3%)701,820 (27.8%)
Raleigh Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 RaleighNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree53,517 (18.2%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree22,538 (7.7%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree93,876 (31.9%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree52,972 (18.0%)722,112 (10.6%)
Raleigh Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 RaleighNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher146,8482,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others35,243 (24.0%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business30,197 (20.6%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education11,439 (7.8%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering59,058 (40.2%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields10,911 (7.4%)189,293 (9.3%)