Community colleges of Mecklenburg County include Southside Virginia Community College (a 2 year institution) which is easily accessible from all sections of Mecklenburg County and has two campuses, Christanna and John H. Daniel. Both offer technical, vocational, and liberal arts programs. Many programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of local industry. There are three other four-year colleges namely Saint Paul's College, Longwood University, Hampden-Sydney College.
Central Piedmont Community College - the largest community college in the state and one of the country's top pre-baccalaureate and career-focused educational institutions. 704-330-2722
Other nearby colleges and universities include:
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Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA
John Tyler Community College, Chester, VA
Averett University, Danville, VA
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Duke University, Durham, NC
Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC
Davidson College, Davidson, NC
Queens College, Charlotte, NC.
University of North Carolina - Charlotte,Charlotte, NC.
Most sought after school District is Charlotte - Mecklenburg district. The Charlotte - Mecklenburg area offers a variety of educational opportunities. This includes one of the largest public schools systems in the country, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System and private institutions. Charlotte - Mecklenburg is also home to many institutions of higher learning. These include both four-year and beyond degree programs as well as adult and continuing education, technical and professional development courses.
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mount Holly Road
Belmont, NC 28012
(704) 825-6884 (phone)
(704) 825-6220 (fax)
College campus with meeting rooms, reception areas, auditoriums, summer conference housing and catering.
Central Piedmont Community College
P.O. Box 35009
Charlotte, NC 28235-5009
(704) 330-6721 (phone)
(704) 330-6581 (fax)
Professional musical theatre house. It features a popular season of four musicals and one comedy, with talent that comes from New York and across the country. Venue: Pease Auditorium on the campus of Central Piedmont Community College.
Davidson, NC 28036
(704) 894-2230 (phone)
Davidson College, located about 15 miles north of Charlotte, maintains excellent athletic facilities on campus including Baker Sports Complex, Baseball Stadium, Belk Arena, Richardson Field and a Tennis Complex.
Johnson C. Smith University
100 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
(704) 378-1007 (phone)
(704) 372-5746 (fax)
One of the nation's oldest and most respected Black colleges, with a diverse array of athletic facilities.
1900 Selwyn Avenue
Charlotte, NC 27264
(704) 337-2498 (phone)
(704) 337-2503 (fax)
Private, coed college serving 1,600 students. Variety of facilities for weddings, receptions, parties, meetings, concerts, and sporting activities.