Best Online Schools in North Carolina for 2017 Recognized by

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San Francisco (PRWEB) April 12, 2017

The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has announced North Carolina’s best online colleges and universities for 2017. 31 four-year schools made the list, with North Carolina State University at Raleigh, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, East Carolina University, Appalachian State University and University of North Carolina at Greensboro taking the top five spots. Of the 44 two-year colleges that also made the list, Piedmont Community College, Forsyth Technical Community College, Durham Technical Community College, Blue Ridge Community College and Pitt Community College were top five schools.

“The schools on our list have dedicated themselves to providing students with the tools they need to earn an online certificate or degree without sacrificing quality,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of “Our analysis of government data shows that these accredited North Carolina schools have stellar student services and program offerings to suit the needs of even the busiest student.”

To earn a spot on the “Best Online Schools in North Carolina” list, colleges and universities must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit institutions. Each college is also judged based on additional metrics including financial aid availability, the number of student services, academic counseling student/teacher ratios and graduation rates.

For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit:

The Best Online Four-Year Schools in North Carolina for 2017 include the following:

Appalachian State University

Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Campbell University

Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary

East Carolina University

Fayetteville State University

Gardner-Webb University

John Wesley University

Lees-McRae College

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Methodist University

Mid-Atlantic Christian University

Montreat College

North Carolina A & T State University

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Pfeiffer University

Piedmont International University

Queens University of Charlotte

Salem College

St Andrews University

The College at Southeastern

University of Mount Olive

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wake Forest University

Western Carolina University

Winston-Salem State University

The Best Online Two-Year Schools in North Carolina for 2017 include the following:

Alamance Community College

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Beaufort County Community College

Bladen Community College

Blue Ridge Community College

Brunswick Community College

Cape Fear Community College

Carteret Community College

Central Carolina Community College

Central Piedmont Community College

Cleveland Community College

Coastal Carolina Community College

College of the Albemarle

Craven Community College

Davidson County Community College

Durham Technical Community College

Edgecombe Community College

Fayetteville Technical Community College

Forsyth Technical Community College

Gaston College

Guilford Technical Community College

Haywood Community College

Lenoir Community College

Mayland Community College

Mitchell Community College

Montgomery Community College

Pamlico Community College

Piedmont Community College

Pitt Community College

Richmond Community College

Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Robeson Community College

Sandhills Community College

South Piedmont Community College

Southwestern Community College

Stanly Community College

Surry Community College

Tri-County Community College

Vance-Granville Community College

Wake Technical Community College

Wayne Community College

Western Piedmont Community College

Wilkes Community College

Wilson Community College


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