Education Opportunities in the Dunn Area

Campbell University, North Carolina’s second largest private four-year university is located in Buies Creek, Harnett County, 10 minutes from the City of Dunn.  This top ranking university offers 144 Undergraduate Majors, 43 Minors, and 8 Associate Degrees; along with Graduate & Professional Degrees in Health Sciences & Pharmacy, Divinity, Osteopathic Medicine, Business, Law, Education.

Dunn is also located within an hour’s drive of these Colleges/Universities:

  • Barton College, Wilson
  • Duke University, Durham
  • Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville
  • Meredith College, Raleigh
  • Methodist University, Fayetteville
  • North Carolina Central University, Durham
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • North Carolina Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount
  • Shaw University, Raleigh
  • Shepherds Theological Seminary, Cary
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest
  • Southeastern Free Will Baptist Bible College, Wendell
  • Andrews University, Laurinburg
  • Augustine’s University, Raleigh
  • University of Mount Olive, Mount Olive
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke
  • William Peace University, Raleigh

The surrounding area is home to five technical and community college facilities including Central Carolina Community College with five campuses in Harnett County including the new Dunn Center, and the Triangle South Enterprise Center in Dunn, which offers continuing education, computer and business classes.

Harnett County Schools provides the quality educational experience your children need to prepare for their future.  For those living in the Dunn area, Harnett Primary School (K-3), Wayne Avenue Elementary School (4-5), Dunn Middle School (6-8) and Triton High School (9-12) have the best teachers, innovative programs and a caring community to further enhance your child’s educational experience.

Harnett County Schools Facts:

  • Employs more than 2,100 staff including 125 National Board Certified Teachers
  • Ranked 17th in the State for its Student-to-Computer ratio
  • 29 schools with more than 20,000 students

The Dunn area is home to three private schools:

With in a 30 mile radius there are:

  • High School Graduate ages 25+ – 64,331
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, ages 25+ – 14,351
  • Higher Education Total Enrollment ages 25+ – 7,106