Economic Impact Study Results
Meredith College founded 1891
One of the largest private women’s colleges in the U.S., Meredith emphasizes hands-on learning, international study, leadership development and also offers coeducational graduate programs.
NC State University founded 1887
North Carolina’s largest four-year university provides a wealth of educational choices and consistently ranks as a top value for students.
William Peace University founded 1857
A four-year liberal arts university that became coed in 2012 after years of being a women’s college. A place where students enjoy close collaborations with faculty in a supportive environment.
Saint Augustine’s University founded 1867
A historically black coeducational university affiliated with the Episcopal Church and has recently become more diverse in its undergraduate, adult education and teacher certification programs.
Shaw University founded 1865
A historically black coed university in downtown Raleigh with undergraduate liberal arts, a divinity school affiliated with the Baptist church and adult and professional education centers.
Wake Tech Community College chartered 1958
North Carolina’s largest community college, serving all of Wake County and more than 66,000 students a year with five campuses, two training centers, community sites and online learning.