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Higher Education

Careers start every day in Greensboro. Doctors, lawyers, scientists, artists, teachers and even astronauts get their start here.

Greensboro is known as a vibrant and fun college town. Home to three universities: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina A&T State University and Elon University School of Law. It is also home to Guilford College, Bennett College and Greensboro College. Guilford Technical Community College, ECPI, Virgina College and numerous online schools provide even more opportunity for students to reach their educational goals.

North Carolina A&T State University
Education in agriculture and mechanical and technical arts is the foundation on which NC A&T began. With 60 undergraduate, 30 master’s and 6 doctoral degree programs, students are excelling in a wide range of fields. Thanks to the university’s focus on cutting-edge research, graduates are working in advanced new fields such as biotechnology, computational science and nanotechnology.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
UNCG offers challenging academic programs and a campus community rich in resources. It also has something not so easy to find – an education environment that nurtures your personal vision and offers one of the best values in the nation. With more than 200 majors, programs and certificate opportunities, the possibilities for students are endless.

Elon University School of Law
More than 50 practicing attorneys serve as mentors for law students at this downtown Greensboro school. It is one of the few law schools in the nation to house a working court, the North Carolina Business Court. Students learn while working, and each class contributes more than 20,000 hours of community service. It ranks as one of the country’s top 20 innovative law schools.


Gateway University Research Park
Gateway University Research Park’s Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering is an innovative partnership between North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Degree programs include a Doctorate and Master’s in Nanoengineering and Nanoscience. These graduates are leading the way to the future of science and technology in the United States.

Minutes from Greensboro are more choices for continued learning including Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University, High Point University, Salem College, University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Forsyth Technical Community College.

Combined, the Piedmont Triad Region is a bustling center for advanced education and research, with more than 100,000 college students in the region. If you have a dream, Greensboro higher education options offer the opportunities for you to make it happen.

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