Top Universities in North Carolina


This uniRank page features the 2017 North Carolina University Ranking of all officially recognized North Carolina higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being accredited, licensed and/or chartered by the appropriate US higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (Bachelor degrees) and/or postgraduate degrees (Master or Doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional face-to-face, non-distance education format
The uniRank University Ranking aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of all North Carolina Universities based on unbiased and valid web metrics.

2017 North Carolina University Ranking and League Table 2017 League Table

# University Town
1 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill
2 Duke University Durham
3 North Carolina State University Raleigh
4 Wake Forest University Winston Salem
5 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte
6 East Carolina University Greenville
7 Appalachian State University Boone
8 University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro
9 University of North Carolina Wilmington Wilmington
10 Elon University Elon
11 Davidson College Davidson
12 Western Carolina University Cullowhee ...
13 North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Greensboro
14 University of North Carolina at Asheville Asheville
15 North Carolina Central University Durham
16 Campbell University Buies Creek
17 High Point University High Point
18 University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke
19 Fayetteville State University Fayetteville
20 Montreat College Montreat ...
21 Guilford College Greensboro
22 Winston-Salem State University Winston Salem
23 Queens University of Charlotte Charlotte
24 Meredith College Raleigh
25 Elizabeth City State University Elizabeth City
26 North Carolina Wesleyan College Rocky Mount ...
27 Warren Wilson College Swannanoa
28 Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs ...
29 Pfeiffer University Misenheimer
30 University of North Carolina School of the Arts Winston Salem
31 Wingate University Wingate
32 Johnson C. Smith University Charlotte
33 Catawba College Salisbury
34 Belmont Abbey College Belmont
35 Bennett College Greensboro
36 William Peace University Raleigh
37 Salem College Winston Salem
38 Brevard College Brevard
39 Methodist University Fayetteville
40 Lenoir-Rhyne University Hickory
41 Lees-McRae College Banner Elk
42 Mars Hill University Mars Hill
43 St. Augustine's University Raleigh
44 Barton College Wilson
45 Shaw University Raleigh
46 Chowan University Murfreesboro
47 University of Mount Olive Mount Olive ...
48 Livingstone College Salisbury
49 Greensboro College Greensboro
50 Piedmont International University Winston Salem
51 St Andrews University Laurinburg
52 Mid-Atlantic Christian University Elizabeth City
53 John Wesley University High Point ...
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