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2020 Guide to Colleges in North Carolina

If you’re looking for a great school where you can get a quality education, you may want to consider one of the many colleges and universities in North Carolina. The state is home to several institutions of higher learning, 55 of which are ranked in College Factual’s 2020 analysis.

Best Colleges in North Carolina

crest image Duke University

Located in Durham in what is generally considered a city setting, Duke is ranked #1 in the state of North Carolina. Duke supports roughly 7,200 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Learn more about Duke University.

crest image Wake Forest University

Located in Winston-Salem in what is generally considered a city setting, Wake Forest University is ranked #2 in the state of North Carolina. Wake Forest University supports roughly 5,100 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Learn more about Wake Forest University.

crest image Davidson College

Located in Davidson in what is generally considered a suburban setting, Davidson is ranked #3 in the state of North Carolina. Davidson supports roughly 2,000 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Learn more about Davidson College.

crest image University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Located in Chapel Hill in what is generally considered a city setting, UNC Chapel Hill is ranked #4 in the state of North Carolina. UNC Chapel Hill supports roughly 19,400 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Learn more about University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

crest image Elon University

Located in Elon in what is generally considered a suburban setting, Elon College is ranked #5 in the state of North Carolina. Elon College supports roughly 6,200 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Learn more about Elon University.

crest image North Carolina State University

Located in Raleigh in what is generally considered a city setting, NC State is ranked #6 in the state of North Carolina. NC State supports roughly 27,000 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Learn more about North Carolina State University.

crest image University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Located in Winston-Salem in what is generally considered a city setting, UNCSA is ranked #7 in the state of North Carolina. UNCSA supports roughly 900 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

Learn more about University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

crest image University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Located in Wilmington in what is generally considered a city setting, UNCW is ranked #8 in the state of North Carolina. UNCW supports roughly 16,100 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Learn more about University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

crest image Appalachian State University

Located in Boone in what is generally considered a small town setting, Appalachian State is ranked #9 in the state of North Carolina. Appalachian State supports roughly 17,800 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Learn more about Appalachian State University.

crest image East Carolina University

Located in Greenville in what is generally considered a city setting, ECU is ranked #10 in the state of North Carolina. ECU supports roughly 25,200 students each year.

The school has a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Learn more about East Carolina University.

See the full list of ranked colleges in North Carolina.