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Population Comparison Between Best Colleges in North Carolina

Total PopulationUndergraduateGraduateOnline Classes

Total Student Population Comparison

The total student population of best schools in North Carolina is 139,585 with 78,141 female students and 61,444 male students. This enrollment statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2019-2020. The following table compares the student population for both undergraduate and graduate schools between best schools in North Carolina.
Among the best schools in North Carolina, North Carolina State University at Raleigh has the most enrolled students of 36,304, while Salem College has the least number of students of 709 for both in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In North Carolina
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Duke University16,6867,996 8,690
2Davidson College1,837929 908
3University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill29,87712,380 17,497
4North Carolina State University at Raleigh36,30419,014 17,290
5Wake Forest University8,4953,871 4,624
6Elon University7,0882,780 4,308
7Salem College70927 682
8Meredith College1,81033 1,777
9University of North Carolina Wilmington17,4996,253 11,246
10Appalachian State University19,2808,161 11,119
Total139,585 61,44478,141

Undergraduate Student Population

The total undergraduate population of best schools in North Carolina is 99,598 with 55,912 female students and 43,686 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 undergraduate enrollment between best schools in North Carolina.
Among the best schools in North Carolina, North Carolina State University at Raleigh has the most enrolled undergraduate students of 25,973, while Salem College has the least number of undergraduate students of 590.
Undergraduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In North Carolina
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Duke University6,6493,290 3,359
2Davidson College1,837929 908
3University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill19,1547,752 11,402
4North Carolina State University at Raleigh25,97313,633 12,340
5Wake Forest University5,2872,476 2,811
6Elon University6,2772,491 3,786
7Salem College59017 573
8Meredith College1,5283 1,525
9University of North Carolina Wilmington14,7855,461 9,324
10Appalachian State University17,5187,634 9,884
Total99,59843,68655,912

Graduate Student Population

The total graduate population of best schools in North Carolina is 99,598 with 55,912 female students and 43,686 male students. The following table compares 2019-2020 graduate enrollment between best schools in North Carolina.
Among the best schools in North Carolina, North Carolina State University at Raleigh has the most enrolled graduate students of 25,973, while Salem College has the least number of graduate students of 590.
Graduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Schools In North Carolina
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Duke University6,6493,290 3,359
2Davidson College1,837929 908
3University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill19,1547,752 11,402
4North Carolina State University at Raleigh25,97313,633 12,340
5Wake Forest University5,2872,476 2,811
6Elon University6,2772,491 3,786
7Salem College59017 573
8Meredith College1,5283 1,525
9University of North Carolina Wilmington14,7855,461 9,324
10Appalachian State University17,5187,634 9,884
Total99,59843,68655,912

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

The following table compares 2019-2020 distance learning enrollment for both undergraduate and graduate programs between best schools in North Carolina. In undergraduate programs, out of total 97,761 students, 3,248 students (3.32%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 20,628 students (21.10%) have learned from at least one online course. For graduate schools, out of total 39,987 students, 6,905 students (17.27%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 2,535 students (6.34%) have learned from at least one online course.
Online Course (Distance Learning) Population Comparison Between Best Schools In North Carolina
RankNameUndergraduateGraduate
TotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online ClassesTotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online Classes
1Duke University6,649 - -10,037 784
(7.81%)
213
(2.12%)
2Davidson CollegeDavidson College does not offer online courses.
3University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill19,154 33
(0.17%)
1,778
(9.28%)
10,723 1,204
(11.23%)
706
(6.58%)
4North Carolina State University at Raleigh25,973 791
(3.05%)
10,524
(40.52%)
10,331 2,298
(22.24%)
1,277
(12.36%)
5Wake Forest University5,287 1
(0.02%)
43
(0.81%)
3,208 454
(14.15%)
81
(2.52%)
6Elon University6,277 - -811 - -
7Salem College590 - 65
(11.02%)
119 66
(55.46%)
5
(4.20%)
8Meredith College1,528 - -282 3
(1.06%)
-
9University of North Carolina Wilmington14,785 2,024
(13.69%)
4,792
(32.41%)
2,714 1,516
(55.86%)
168
(6.19%)
10Appalachian State University17,518 399
(2.28%)
3,426
(19.56%)
1,762 580
(32.92%)
85
(4.82%)
Average97,761 3,248
(3.32%)
20,628
(21.10%)
39,987 6,905
(17.27%)
2,535
(6.34%)
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.