Best Education Colleges in North Carolina

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in North Carolina that offer Education degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 19 Education schools located within North Carolina. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Education Colleges in North Carolina for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 45 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 27 Master's degrees, and 18 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews
2 Campbell University Buies Creek, NC

Campbell University offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a outlying town. In 2015, 78 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 78 Associate's degrees.

3 University of North Carolina Wilmington Wilmington, NC

University of North Carolina Wilmington offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 61 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 61 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
4 North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University at Raleigh offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 16 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 16 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 36 Reviews
5 Laurel University High Point, NC

Laurel University offers 0 Education Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a mid sized city.

6 Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC

Western Carolina University offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a medium sized public university in a far away town. In 2015, 24 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 24 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 North Carolina Wesleyan College Rocky Mount, NC

North Carolina Wesleyan College offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 16 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 16 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
8 Salem College Winston-Salem, NC

Salem College offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 20 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 20 Bachelor's degrees.

9 Belmont Abbey College Belmont, NC

Belmont Abbey College offers 2 Education Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 43 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 43 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
10 Lenoir-Rhyne University Hickory, NC

Lenoir-Rhyne University offers 1 Education Degree program. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 2 students graduated in the study area of Education with students earning 2 Master's degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
3/5
17 : 1 29,084
Campbell University Campbell University Buies Creek, NC
5/5
20 : 1 6,484
University of North Carolina Wilmington University of North Carolina Wilmington Wilmington, NC
2/5
21 : 1 14,918
North Carolina State University at Raleigh North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC
3/5
19 : 1 34,015
Laurel University Laurel University High Point, NC
3/5
18 : 1 158
Western Carolina University Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC
2/5
20 : 1 10,340
North Carolina Wesleyan College North Carolina Wesleyan College Rocky Mount, NC
5/5
17 : 1 2,119
Salem College Salem College Winston-Salem, NC
5/5
13 : 1 1,087
Belmont Abbey College Belmont Abbey College Belmont, NC
4/5
17 : 1 1,495
Lenoir-Rhyne University Lenoir-Rhyne University Hickory, NC
5/5
14 : 1 2,221
William Peace University William Peace University Raleigh, NC
5/5
16 : 1 1,038
Pfeiffer University Pfeiffer University Misenheimer, NC
5/5
18 : 1 1,624
Piedmont International University Piedmont International University Winston-Salem, NC
3/5
16 : 1 691
Mitchell Community College Mitchell Community College Statesville, NC
2/5
21 : 1 3,024
Forsyth Technical Community College Forsyth Technical Community College Winston-Salem, NC
2/5
17 : 1 8,396
Central Piedmont Community College Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC
2/5
30 : 1 19,394
Richmond Community College Richmond Community College Hamlet, NC
2/5
22 : 1 2,550
Southeastern Community College Southeastern Community College Whiteville, NC
2/5
16 : 1 1,348
University Logo Halifax Community College Weldon, NC
2/5
13 : 1 1,154

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  • Program Descriptions
    • PHD Education - Distance Learning
    • PHD Education - No Concentration
    • Master of Arts in Education - No Concentration
    • Master of Arts in Education - Distance Learning
    • Master of Arts in Education - Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Program Descriptions
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Curriculum and Teaching
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Early Childhood Education
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Educational Leadership
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: E-Learning
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: English Second Language
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: General Education
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Global Training and Development
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Leadership in Higher Education
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Instructional Leadership
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: International Education
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Organizational Leadership
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Special Education
    • MASTER OF EDUCATION: Sports Management
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Curriculum and Teaching
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Early Childhood Education
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Educational Leadership
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: E-Learning
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: English Second Language
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: General Education
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Global Training and Development
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Leadership in Higher Education
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Instructional Leadership
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: International Education
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Organizational Leadership
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Special Education
    • DOCTOR OF EDUCATION: Sports Management
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Curriculum and Teaching
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Early Childhood Education
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Educational Leadership
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : E-Learning
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : English Second Language
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Global Training and Development
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Leadership in Higher Education
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Instructional Leadership
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : International Education
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Organizational Leadership
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Special Education
    • Ph.D IN EDUCATION : Sports Management
    • MEd- Accelerated Leadership in Higher Education
    • MEd - Accelerated Educational Leadership
    • EdS  - Curriculum and Teaching
    • EdS  -  Early Childhood Education
    • EdS  - Educational Leadership
    • EdS  - E-Learning
    • EdS  - English Second Language
    • EdS  - Global Training and Development
    • EdS  - Leadership in Higher Education
    • EdS  - Instructional Leadership
    • EdS  - International Education
    • EdS  - Organizational Leadership
    • EdS  - Special Education
    • EdS  - Sports Management
    • Master of Education - PK-12 Principal Leadership
    • MEd – Corporate Wellness
    • PhD-OL - Organizational Leadership
    • MS Organizational Leadership - Accelerated Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
  • Program Descriptions
    • M.S. in Instructional Technology
    • B.A. in History
    • B.A. in History with an Emphasis in Public History
    • B.S. in Elementary Education: English
    • B.S. in Elementary Education: Math (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • B.S. in Elementary Education: Science (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • Bachelor of Arts in English for Secondary Education
    • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
    • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
    • Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with an Emphasis in English as a Second Language
    • Bachelor of Science in Math for Secondary Education
    • Ed. D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Special Education
    • Ed. S. in K-12 Leadership
    • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership in with an Emphasis in K-12 Leadership
    • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Behavioral Health
    • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Higher Education Leadership
    • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Organizational Development
    • M.A. in Reading with an Emphasis in Elementary Education
    • M.A. in Reading with an Emphasis in Secondary Education
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Technology (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Early Childhood (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Early Childhood (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Educational Administration (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Elementary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Secondary Education (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Secondary Education (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Special Education: Cross-Categorical (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Special Education: Cross-Categorical (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (No licensure)
    • Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction
    • Master of Arts in Gifted Education
    • Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Elementary Education Teacher Preparation (FL)
    • Graduate Certificate of Completion in Secondary Education Teacher Preparation (FL)

Additional Education Degree Facts for North Carolina Schools

North Carolina Schools offering online Education degrees

Online Education degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 78 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Education degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Campbell University 0 78 0 0 0
University of North Carolina Wilmington 0 0 0 61 0
Western Carolina University 0 0 0 24 0
Piedmont International University 0 0 0 6 0
Richmond Community College 1 0 0 0 0
How many North Carolina schools offer online Education degrees?
  • 2 Certificates
  • 1 Associate's
  • 3 Master's

What Education degree programs were earned in North Carolina?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 1 Colleges 78 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 6 Colleges 115 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 6 Colleges 1 Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 1 Colleges 18 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 6 Colleges 120 Graduates
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