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Largest North Carolina Colleges with Most Enrollment

North Carolina State University at Raleigh has the most students of 36,304 for academic year 2019-2020 in North Carolina. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is ranked second with 29,877 students and University of North Carolina at Charlotte follows them with 29,615 students. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. Next table shows the schools that have most students by gender.
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Largest North Carolina Colleges with Most Enrollment
NameTotal # of StudentsFemaleMale
1North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Public, 4 or more yearsRaleigh, NC
36,30417,29019,014
2University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Public, 4 or more yearsChapel Hill, NC
29,87717,49712,380
3University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Public, 4 or more yearsCharlotte, NC
29,61514,44715,168
4East Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsGreenville, NC
28,65116,91011,741
5University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Public, 4 or more yearsGreensboro, NC
20,19613,6116,585
6Appalachian State University
Public, 4 or more yearsBoone, NC
19,28011,1198,161
7University of North Carolina Wilmington
Public, 4 or more yearsWilmington, NC
17,49911,2466,253
8Duke University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDurham, NC
16,6868,6907,996
9North Carolina A & T State University
Public, 4 or more yearsGreensboro, NC
12,5567,2955,261
10Western Carolina University
Public, 4 or more yearsCullowhee, NC
12,1676,8875,280
11Wake Forest University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWinston-Salem, NC
8,4954,6243,871
12North Carolina Central University
Public, 4 or more yearsDurham, NC
8,0115,6052,406
13University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Public, 4 or more yearsPembroke, NC
7,6984,8302,868
14Elon University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsElon, NC
7,0884,3082,780
15Fayetteville State University
Public, 4 or more yearsFayetteville, NC
6,5514,4612,090
16Campbell University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBuies Creek, NC
6,1853,3512,834
17High Point University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHigh Point, NC
5,3303,1012,229
18Winston-Salem State University
Public, 4 or more yearsWinston-Salem, NC
5,1213,7651,356
19Wingate University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsWingate, NC
3,6812,2811,400
20University of North Carolina at Asheville
Public, 4 or more yearsAsheville, NC
3,6002,0841,516