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2022 Best Colleges in North Carolina

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  1. #2 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    Wake Forest University

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    4 Year,

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC,

    830 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Go deacs! I loved Wake. Lots of great student life activities. very heavy on greek life. However very little diversity. I graduated in 2017! I was involved in IJM, greek life, club sports, etc. I...they are an ACC school which means you get that big school feel; however they usually are very good at sports. At the end of football games usually the student section is empty. I loved going to...Academically Wake is very challenging. You must work hard and stay on top of your studies. Everyday I usually at least studied 2 hours. I was a math and spanish double major..

    Read 830 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 32%,

    Net Price: $26,324,

    SAT Range: 1270-1410,

  2. #3 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    4 Year,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    2495 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says UNC Chapel-Hill is definitely challenging academically, but overall an excellent institution! Despite lots of challenges with the COVID-19 year (part of my sophomore spring and entire junior year), I....

    Read 2495 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $10,038,

    SAT Range: 1280-1490,

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  4. #4 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    Davidson College

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    4 Year,

    DAVIDSON, NC,

    323 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Most of my profs were great. Since it's a small school, they're available and they invest in students! They push us to think critically. The student body's commitment to social justice is inspiring,....

    Read 323 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 20%,

    Net Price: $28,615,

    SAT Range: 1300-1460,

  5. #5 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    North Carolina State University

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    4 Year,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    3256 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says When I decided to go to NC State after finishing my last two years of high school during covid, I was hesitant to say the least. As an out-of-state resident going in without being sure of what major....

    Read 3256 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $14,600,

    SAT Range: 1230-1410,

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  7. #7 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina - Wilmington

    4 Year,

    WILMINGTON, NC,

    1851 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says UNCW was amazing! I love my experience here. The professors were top notch and the class sizes are small so you actually get to know your professors. I am obtaining my business administration degree....

    Read 1851 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 68%,

    Net Price: $17,946,

    SAT Range: 1160-1310,

  8. #8 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina School of the Arts

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    4 Year,

    WINSTON SALEM, NC,

    254 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Good diversity, talented professors, helpful staff, good food, and okay location. The response to covid has been really good so far, I still have in-person academics and art classes, and the changes....

    Read 254 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 36%,

    Net Price: $11,940,

    SAT Range: 1120-1310,

  9. #9 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTE, NC,

    3264 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I am currently a sophomore at UNCC and am having a pretty great time! The professors are really caring and do a great job here. If you are worried I usually use RateMyProfessor as a way to choose....

    Read 3264 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $16,029,

    SAT Range: 1110-1280,

  10. #11 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    East Carolina University

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    4 Year,

    GREENVILLE, NC,

    2926 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says East Carolina University is a very diverse community that includes a small/bigger campus with a larger selection of students. I have met my bestfriends at East Carolina even only after one year of....

    Read 2926 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $15,403,

    SAT Range: 1020-1170,

  11. #13 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    Queens University of Charlotte

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    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTE, NC,

    555 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I transferred to Queen's as a sophomore, coming from a very large public university in a small town. I love Queen's because it's exactly the opposite- a small school in a large, vibrant city. I...The classes are small (about 10-15 students) which is great for developing deeper relationship with other students as well as professors. Your professors will know you by your name, and they...Also, as a bonus, the campus is so green and beautiful! Great location right in Dilworth! Lots of fun things to do nearby. Great diversity in cultural backgrounds (lots of international students)..

    Read 555 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 68%,

    Net Price: $25,756,

    SAT Range: 1040-1230,

  12. #14 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    University of North Carolina Asheville

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    4 Year,

    ASHEVILLE, NC,

    662 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My name is Corey Barclay, and I am an incoming freshman at the University of North Carolina Asheville. When I first visited the college I quickly noticed the positive energy everywhere on the....

    Read 662 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 79%,

    Net Price: $13,854,

    SAT Range: 1060-1270,

  13. #16 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    Western Carolina University

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    4 Year,

    CULLOWHEE, NC,

    1519 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says WCU is a wonderful school for students to not only learn academically, but to also expand their knowledge on personal and social matters. It is a safe place to expand your mind through classes and....

    Read 1519 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 48%,

    Net Price: $13,221,

    SAT Range: 1020-1220,

  14. #17 Best Colleges in North Carolina.

    Meredith College

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    4 Year,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    725 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I haven't had much of a student life experience yet due to the pandemic, however the staff and professors overall try their best to create the best and most supportive atmosphere they can. Professors....

    Read 725 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 72%,

    Net Price: $25,357,

    SAT Range: 1010-1200,

  15. Winston-Salem State University

    4 Year,

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC,

    1229 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says great environment for all and the professors are very helpful. we have the the Involvement Fair where there are multiple options and opportunities for students to get volunteer time along with...This is especially where the career and development services are located Winston-Salem State University has a mission to prepare students for meaningful and productive careers beyond college. All....

    Read 1229 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 73%,

    Net Price: $11,868,

    SAT Range: 900-1030,

  16. Barton College

    4 Year,

    WILSON, NC,

    424 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The environment at Barton College is awesome with great people all around! I am an athlete at the college and help is always there when needed not only for student-athletes but also normal students.....

    Read 424 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $24,111,

    SAT Range: 930-1120,