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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in North Carolina. By school type, there are 4 public and 6 private schools in best schools in North Carolina. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In North Carolina
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 Duke UniversityDurham, NCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
2 Davidson CollegeDavidson, NCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
3 University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, NCPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 North Carolina State University at RaleighRaleigh, NCPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 Wake Forest UniversityWinston-Salem, NCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
6 Elon UniversityElon, NCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
7 Salem CollegeWinston-Salem, NCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master
8 Meredith CollegeRaleigh, NCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
9 University of North Carolina WilmingtonWilmington, NCPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
10 Appalachian State UniversityBoone, NCPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in North Carolina is $28,641 for State residents and $39,706 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 50.72% and graduation rate is 81.30%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In North Carolina
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 Duke University $60,244 5.89% 96% 6:116,172
2 Davidson College $55,200 17.80% 90% 9:11,983
3 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $9,028 / $36,891 20.40% 90% 13:130,092
4 North Carolina State University at Raleigh $9,131 / $29,916 47.48% 84% 14:136,042
5 Wake Forest University $59,770 25.18% 90% 11:18,789
6 Elon University $38,725 77.71% 83% 13:17,117
7 Salem College $30,766 90.19% 67% 15:1636
8 Meredith College $41,224 69.87% 68% 11:11,802
9 University of North Carolina Wilmington $7,238 / $21,303 67.98% 72% 17:117,915
10 Appalachian State University $7,410 / $23,017 84.69% 73% 16:120,023
Average$28,641 / $39,70650.72%81.30%12.50:114,057
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in North Carolinaand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.