Colleges & Schools

Wilmington is home to the nationally ranked University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW). This public, co-educational university is part of the UNC System and enrolls approximately 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students each year. As an added perk, it’s located on the coast! In addition, the area has two local community colleges; Cape Fear Community College, located in downtown Wilmington, as well as Brunswick Community College, located in Brunswick County.

Schools in Wilmington NC - New Hanover - Brunswick - Pender

Local school systems include New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender County schools. NHC schools serve 41 schools in and around Wilmington.  Brunswick County schools encompass 19 schools in their district with Pender County having 16 different schools.  Find North Carolina School ratings and information in both private and public school throughout the greater Wilmington NC area.

New Hanover County Schools

Brunswick County Schools

Pender County Schools

Charter Schools

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