Colleges in Sanford, North Carolina

There are 5 Colleges in Sanford, North Carolina, serving a population of 29,051 people in an area of 27 square miles. There is 1 College per 5,810 people, and 1 College per 5 square miles.

In North Carolina, Sanford is ranked 49th of 959 cities in Colleges per capita, and 51st of 959 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Sanford Colleges

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


About Sanford Colleges

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

Sanford College Statistics

Find Sanford 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.

Sanford College Enrollment
 SanfordNorth Carolina
College/Grad School Enrollment1,591 (20.3%)701,820 (27.8%)
Sanford Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 SanfordNorth Carolina
Some College, No Degree4,207 (22.6%)1,468,899 (21.7%)
Associate's Degree1,748 (9.4%)627,997 (9.3%)
Bachelor's Degree3,053 (16.4%)1,303,604 (19.2%)
Graduate/Professional Degree1,262 (6.8%)722,112 (10.6%)
Sanford Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 SanfordNorth Carolina
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher4,3152,025,716
Arts, Humanities & Others924 (21.4%)466,625 (23.0%)
Business631 (14.6%)410,009 (20.2%)
Education661 (15.3%)267,973 (13.2%)
Science & Engineering1,471 (34.1%)691,816 (34.2%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields628 (14.6%)189,293 (9.3%)