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Best Liberal Arts Colleges in North Carolina

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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in North Carolina that offer Liberal Arts 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 84 Liberal Arts 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 Liberal Arts Colleges in North Carolina for 2019

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC

Central Piedmont Community College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large city. In 2015, 1,091 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 1,063 Associate's degrees, and 28 Certificates degrees.

2 Wake Technical Community College Raleigh, NC

Wake Technical Community College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a very large public college in a large suburb. In 2015, 855 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 840 Associate's degrees, and 15 Certificates degrees.

3 Cape Fear Community College Wilmington, NC

Cape Fear Community College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large public college in a mid sized city. In 2015, 739 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 736 Associate's degrees, and 3 Certificates degrees.

4 Coastal Carolina Community College Jacksonville, NC

Coastal Carolina Community College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a small city. In 2015, 481 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 465 Associate's degrees, and 16 Certificates degrees.

5 Duke University Durham, NC

Duke University offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a large private university in a mid sized city.

Based on 24 Reviews
6 University of Mount Olive Mount Olive, NC

University of Mount Olive offers 1 Liberal Arts Degree program. It's a small private university in a outlying town. In 2015, 147 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 147 Associate's degrees.

7 University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, NC

University of North Carolina at Greensboro offers 3 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 182 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 133 Bachelor's degrees, and 49 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
8 Pitt Community College Winterville, NC

Pitt Community College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large public college in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 436 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 318 Associate's degrees, and 118 Certificates degrees.

9 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville, NC

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a medium sized public college in a small city. In 2015, 397 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 356 Associate's degrees, and 41 Certificates degrees.

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

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers 2 Liberal Arts Degree programs. It's a large public university in a small city. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Liberal Arts with students earning 13 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews

List of all Liberal Arts Colleges in North Carolina

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Central Piedmont Community College Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC
2/5
30 : 1 19,394
Wake Technical Community College Wake Technical Community College Raleigh, NC
2/5
31 : 1 21,003
Cape Fear Community College Cape Fear Community College Wilmington, NC
2/5
20 : 1 8,851
Coastal Carolina Community College Coastal Carolina Community College Jacksonville, NC
2/5
17 : 1 4,186
Duke University Duke University Durham, NC
5/5
5 : 1 15,984
University of Mount Olive University of Mount Olive Mount Olive, NC
4/5
25 : 1 3,371
University of North Carolina at Greensboro University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, NC
2/5
24 : 1 19,393
Pitt Community College Pitt Community College Winterville, NC
2/5
28 : 1 8,574
Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Asheville, NC
2/5
22 : 1 7,233
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
3/5
17 : 1 29,084
Mitchell Community College Mitchell Community College Statesville, NC
2/5
21 : 1 3,024
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Salisbury, NC
2/5
16 : 1 5,180
Forsyth Technical Community College Forsyth Technical Community College Winston-Salem, NC
2/5
17 : 1 8,396
Guilford Technical Community College Guilford Technical Community College Jamestown, NC
2/5
27 : 1 11,518
Durham Technical Community College Durham Technical Community College Durham, NC
1/5
21 : 1 5,118
Catawba Valley Community College Catawba Valley Community College Hickory, NC
2/5
20 : 1 4,571
North Carolina State University at Raleigh North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh, NC
3/5
19 : 1 34,015
North Carolina A & T State University North Carolina A & T State University Greensboro, NC
2/5
23 : 1 10,852
Johnston Community College Johnston Community College Smithfield, NC
2/5
23 : 1 3,969
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Hudson, NC
2/5
22 : 1 3,251
University of North Carolina at Asheville University of North Carolina at Asheville Asheville, NC
2/5
16 : 1 3,891
Craven Community College Craven Community College New Bern, NC
1/5
22 : 1 3,012
Wake Forest University Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC
5/5
5 : 1 7,837
Wilkes Community College Wilkes Community College Wilkesboro, NC
2/5
15 : 1 2,636
University of North Carolina Wilmington University of North Carolina Wilmington Wilmington, NC
2/5
21 : 1 14,918

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Additional Liberal Arts Degree Facts for North Carolina Schools

North Carolina Schools offering online Liberal Arts degrees

Online Liberal Arts degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 1,091 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Liberal Arts 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
Central Piedmont Community College 28 1063 0 0 0
Wake Technical Community College 0 840 0 0 0
Guilford Technical Community College 0 372 0 0 0
Forsyth Technical Community College 0 352 0 0 0
Mitchell Community College 31 248 0 0 0
How many North Carolina schools offer online Liberal Arts degrees?
  • 18 Certificates
  • 24 Associate's
  • 2 Bachelor's
  • 1 Master's

What Liberal Arts degree programs were earned in North Carolina?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 61 Colleges 10,984 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 19 Colleges 506 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 54 Colleges 661 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 8 Colleges 95 Graduates
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