Colleges Near Raleigh

Colleges and universities near me in the Raleigh, North Carolina area

There are 9 colleges in Raleigh and 30 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 158,219 students.

Located in North Carolina with a population of 403,892, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Raleigh. Driving time to these schools from Raleigh should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Duke University in Durham. The largest college in the area is North Carolina State University at Raleigh enrolling 36,042 students.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Raleigh.


30 results

Meredith College
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Raleigh, NC
Meredith College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,802enrollment
  • $25,357net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 1008-1200SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.49Avg GPA

4 miles from Raleigh

North Carolina State University at Raleigh
N
Raleigh, NC
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#16 Best Public Universities in America

  • 36,042enrollment
  • $14,600net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1410SAT range
  • 27-32ACT range
  • 3.81Avg GPA

4 miles from Raleigh

William Peace University
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Raleigh, NC
William Peace University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 830enrollment
  • $25,841net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 945-1135SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

3 miles from Raleigh

Saint Augustines College
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HBCU
Raleigh, NC
Saint Augustines College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#17 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,110enrollment
  • $18,662net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 780-940SAT range
  • 12-16ACT range
  • 2.5Avg GPA

3 miles from Raleigh

Shaw University
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HBCU
Raleigh, NC
Shaw University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,283enrollment
  • $17,785net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.6Avg GPA

4 miles from Raleigh

Miller Motte College Raleigh
M
Raleigh, NC
 
Miller Motte College Raleigh

Private 2 Year

4 reviews

 

  • 282enrollment
  • $22,773net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

3 miles from Raleigh

University of Phoenix Raleigh Campus
P
Raleigh, North Carolina
 
University of Phoenix Raleigh Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 471enrollment
  • $18,872net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

6 miles from Raleigh

Miller Motte College Cary
M
Cary, NC
 
Miller Motte College Cary

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 377enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Raleigh

Living Arts College
L
Raleigh, NC
 
Living Arts College

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

 

  • 171enrollment
  • $24,089net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

9 miles from Raleigh

Shepherds Theological Seminary
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Cary, NC
 
Shepherds Theological Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 136enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

8 miles from Raleigh

Harrison College
H
Morrisville, NC
 
Harrison College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 89enrollment
  • $20,573net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

11 miles from Raleigh

Wake Technical Community College
W
Raleigh, NC
Wake Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 21,760enrollment
  • $5,269net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Raleigh

Apex School of Theology
A
Durham, NC
 
Apex School of Theology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 554enrollment
  • $10,745net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Raleigh

Durham Technical Community College
D
Durham, NC
 
Durham Technical Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,672enrollment
  • $5,867net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from Raleigh

North Carolina Central University
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HBCU
Durham, NC
North Carolina Central University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#16 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 8,078enrollment
  • $13,324net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 850-1010SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.02Estimated Avg GPA

17 miles from Raleigh

Duke University
D
Durham, NC
Duke University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in America

  • 16,172enrollment
  • $26,932net price
  • 8%acceptance rate
  • 1470-1570SAT range
  • 34-35ACT range
  • 3.94Estimated Avg GPA

21 miles from Raleigh

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
N
Chapel Hill, NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#10 Best Value Colleges in America

  • 30,092enrollment
  • $10,038net price
  • 25%acceptance rate
  • 1280-1490SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 4.39Avg Weighted GPA

24 miles from Raleigh

Louisburg College
L
Louisburg, NC
Louisburg College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 490enrollment
  • $18,157net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.34Avg GPA

27 miles from Raleigh

FAQ's

The closest community college is Wake Technical Community College and is 13 miles from Raleigh. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Wake Technical Community College are $2,432 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Wake Technical Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.