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Greenville, North Carolina (NC) Colleges and Universities

While there are only four schools in Greenville itself, there are 15 additional schools located within a 50-mile radius. Read about the traditional schools in several categories, including largest schools and lowest net price, to find the school for you.

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Located in the eastern region of North Carolina, Greenville has three career schools and a four-year university within its boundaries. To help students find the college or university that fits their educational needs, we compare traditional schools in and around Greenville, using several facts and figures from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Greenville, North Carolina

The closest traditional schools to Greenville are almost entirely 2-year community colleges. This also means that most of the closest schools are public institutions.

  • East Carolina University (2.5 miles from downtown)
  • Pitt Community College (4.7 miles from downtown)
  • Beaufort County Community College (20 miles from downtown)
  • Edgecombe Community College (22.7 miles from downtown)
  • Martin Community College (25.1 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Greenville, North Carolina

The largest schools near Greenville are public institutions, except for one. Only a couple schools offer graduate degree programs. Overall, students can find schools with student populations ranging from less than 100 students to more than 1,000 students.

  • East Carolina University (27,511 students)
  • Pitt Community College (8,872 students)
  • Nash Community College (3,537 students)
  • University of Mount Olive (3,456 students)
  • Wayne Community College (3,351 students)

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  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Medical and Health Professions
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Transportation and Distribution
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Lowest Net Price

The net price of attending school is determined by the NCES through subtracting the average financial aid awards a full-time undergrad student receives from the total cost of attendance. The Greenville area had only a couple of schools with a net price greater than $20,000, with most being well below this. The following traditional schools had some of the lowest net prices in the Greenville region for 2014-2015.

  • Wayne Community College ($2,955)
  • Pitt Community College ($5,199)
  • Martin Community College ($5,512)
  • Pamlico Community College ($7,231)
  • Nash Community College ($7,303)

Highest Graduation Rate

The graduation rate is calculated by the NCES according to how many full-time undergraduate students completed their programs of study within 150% of 'normal time' (e.g. six years for a bachelor's degree). Read on to see which traditional schools near Greenville had some of the highest graduation rates for 2015, all of which were below 75%.

  • Pamlico Community College (72% graduation rate)
  • East Carolina University (62% graduation rate)
  • Barton College (40% graduation rate)
  • University of Mount Olive (39% graduation rate)
  • North Carolina Wesleyan College (23% graduation rate)

The Greenville, NC, area has several community colleges and universities that provide students with schools close to Greenville, a large institution if they prefer, low cost, or high graduation rates.

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