Colleges in Raleigh, North Carolina Statistics

Raleigh is a city in North Carolina. According to 2019 Census data, the population is 1,038,738 (estimated). For the academic year 2019-2020, thirteen colleges are active for serving college programs in Raleigh, North Carolina. In addition, there are 32 colleges located within 30 miles from Raleigh.
By school types, there are two public and eleven private schools. By school levels, there are six 4-years (or high) schools, three 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and four less than 2 years schools (career, technical, or vocational schools) based on the IPEDS data.
All Thirteen schools offer undergraduate programs and three schools offer graduate programs. The 2020 average tuition & fees of the schools in Raleigh, North Carolina is $17,340 for North Carolina residents and $20,397 for out-of-state students.
The average acceptance rate is 69.50% and the average SAT score is 1,081. A total of 65,657 students enrolled in schools in Raleigh, North Carolina, of which 28,662 students enrolled in online degree programs exclusively. The average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

Colleges in Raleigh, Nor Comparison Table

The following table lists 13 colleges located in Raleigh and 20 schools near Raleigh, North Carolina ordered by distance from Raleigh. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
You can sort the table by column by clicking/touching column titles. The colleges in light blue rows are located in the city limit and other schools are not located in, but near the city.
All SchoolsPublicPrivate4 Years CollegeCommunity CollegesTechnical Colleges
College NameDistance From RaleighUndergraduate Tuition & FeesPopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty RatioGraduate Tuition & FeesAcceptance RateSAT Score
William Peace University
Raleigh, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.02 miles$32,45083038%12 to 1-61.00%1,040
Platt College-Miller-Motte-Raleigh
Raleigh, NC
Private, 2-4 years
valid
3.25 miles$25,24028245%22 to 1---
Meredith College
Raleigh, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.47 miles$39,9521,80264%11 to 1$12,01972.00%1,104
Saint Augustine's University
Raleigh, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
3.48 miles$16,8841,11019%12 to 1-67.00%860
Gwinnett College
Raleigh, NC
Private, 2-4 years
valid
3.53 miles$13,41410168%9 to 1---
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Raleigh, NC
Public, 4 years
four-years
3.71 miles$29,22036,04284%14 to 1$28,99946.00%1,320
Sherrill's University of Barber & Cosmetology
Raleigh, NC
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
4.04 miles$15,90084-42 to 1---
Shaw University
Raleigh, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
4.25 miles$16,4801,28319%14 to 1$13,18871.00%-
Paul Mitchell the School-Raleigh
Raleigh, NC
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
6.45 miles$15,80017773%15 to 1---
MyComputerCareer.edu-Raleigh
Raleigh, NC
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
6.48 miles$19,3511,99566%14 to 1---
Mitchells Academy
Raleigh, NC
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
7.27 miles$15,3002096%7 to 1---
Platt College-Miller-Motte-Cary
Cary, NC
Private, 2-4 years
valid
7.64 miles$24,160377-11 to 1---
Shepherds Theological Seminary
Cary, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
8.25 miles$6,479136--$7,115--
Living Arts College
Raleigh, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
9.08 miles$16,60017148%6 to 1-100.00%-
Strayer University-North Carolina
Morrisville, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
10.29 miles$13,5155,441-28 to 1$15,135--
Carolina Career College
Durham, NC
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
12.15 miles$25,79960-5 to 1---
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Wake Forest, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.63 miles$9,5623,34341%10 to 1$5,83082.00%-
Apex School of Theology
Durham, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.72 miles$5,10055498%10 to 1$4,500--
Southeastern Free Will Baptist Bible College
Wendell, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
12.93 miles$10,4706248%6 to 1---
Wake Technical Community College
Raleigh, NC
Public, 2-4 years
valid
13.09 miles$8,57621,76028%18 to 1---
Durham Technical Community College
Durham, NC
Public, 2-4 years
valid
16.58 miles$7,4874,67219%10 to 1---
North Carolina Central University
Durham, NC
Public, 4 years
four-years
17.33 miles$19,3368,07852%16 to 1$20,59587.00%930
Bull City Durham Beauty and Barber College
Durham, NC
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
17.55 miles$15,7351867%20 to 1---
Elevate Salon Institute
Durham, NC
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
18.11 miles$15,500124-10 to 1---
Duke University
Durham, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
20.19 miles$57,63316,17296%6 to 1$59,1408.00%1,520
Durham Beauty Academy
Durham, NC
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
20.80 miles$18,07593-8 to 1---
Watts School of Nursing
Durham, NC
Private, 2-4 years
valid
21.46 miles$15,944150-11 to 1---
University of North Carolina System
Chapel Hill, NC
Public, 4 years
four-years
22.28 miles-------
Aveda Institute-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Private, Less than 2 years
valid
22.47 miles$23,08821668%12 to 1---
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Public, 4 years
four-years
23.49 miles$36,15930,09291%13 to 1$30,24825.00%1,385
Louisburg College
Louisburg, NC
Private, 2-4 years
valid
26.97 miles$19,79549021%11 to 1-82.00%893
Johnston Community College
Smithfield, NC
Public, 2-4 years
valid
28.81 miles$8,8014,18237%10 to 1---
Campbell University
Buies Creek, NC
Private, 4 years
four-years
29.76 miles$36,7405,96456%15 to 1$14,98581.00%1,110
Average-$20,39765,65754%15 to 1$18,06969.50%1,081