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Appalachian State University

Boone, North Carolina

"Appalachian State University’s picturesque location and lively academic environment make it the perfect place to learn and grow. The University combines the intimacy of a smaller school with the research opportunities of a larger institution."

Appalachian State University
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Catawba College

Salisbury, North Carolina

Catawba (Salisbury, NC) provides an education with a blend of skills and competencies that employers and graduate programs want. Catawba believes that higher education should be accessible to all students, providing generous merit- and need-based...

Catawba College
Catawba (Salisbury, NC) provides an education with a blend of skills and competencies that...
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Elon University

Elon, North Carolina

An Elon education will challenges perspectives and helps create advocates for global change. Generations of Elon students have learned through immersive experiences that continue to incite action and improve the world.

Elon University
An Elon education will challenges perspectives and helps create advocates for global change. Generations...
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Gardner-Webb University

Boiling Springs, North Carolina

At Gardner-Webb University, students are prepared broadly and deeply to ignite their passions within a diverse Christian community that inspires a love of learning, service, and leadership.

Gardner-Webb University
At Gardner-Webb University, students are prepared broadly and deeply to ignite their passions within...
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Lees-McRae College

Banner Elk, North Carolina

Lees-McRae College students are inspired to achieve their greatest potential through a diverse community that supports a dynamic sense of initiative as well as sustainable approaches to individual and collective educational achievement.

Lees-McRae College
Lees-McRae College students are inspired to achieve their greatest potential through a diverse community...
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Meredith College

Raleigh, North Carolina

"At Meredith College, students learn to enhance their strengths and prepare for lives of impact and distinction. StrongPoints®, an academic and personal coaching program, ensures each student creates a plan to make the most of...

Meredith College
"At Meredith College, students learn to enhance their strengths and prepare for lives of...
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Salem College

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Where education for women began: As the nation’s oldest continuously operating women’s educational institution, Salem College prepares women for lives of purpose in the 21st century. How will you change tomorrow?

Salem College
Where education for women began: As the nation’s oldest continuously operating women’s educational institution,...
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University of Mount Olive

Mt Olive, North Carolina

The University of Mount Olive is for people who seek a life-changing experience in an academic environment that is far from ordinary. It’s an institution where much is expected—and even more is returned—to those willing...

University of Mount Olive
The University of Mount Olive is for people who seek a life-changing experience in...
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University of North Carolina – Wilmington

Wilmington, North Carolina

UNCW is unique among public comprehensive universities because it offers effective learning environments for undergraduates that integrate teaching and mentoring with research and service.

University of North Carolina – Wilmington
UNCW is unique among public comprehensive universities because it offers effective learning environments for...
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Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

One of the nation’s most respected private schools, Wake Forest University is a collegiate university recognized for its outstanding academic reputation and challenging liberal arts curriculum.

Wake Forest University
One of the nation’s most respected private schools, Wake Forest University is a collegiate...
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Western Carolina University

Cullowhee, North Carolina

Students who want to study in a culturally and physically rich environment located in one of the most scenic areas of North America should select Western Carolina University! Learn about its outstanding faculty and strong...

Western Carolina University
Students who want to study in a culturally and physically rich environment located in...
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