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Visit Colleges & Universities

Curious about the story behind an abundance of accolades Raleigh, N.C., has racked up in recent years? Look no further than the area's brightest young minds. Fueled by one of the world's most significant research and educational epicenters, a steady stream of savvy students and professionals-turned-residents collectively keep N.C.'s capital city thriving.

Home to 11 traditional universities and colleges—including North Carolina State University (NC State) and a major research center, plus a private women's college, a law school and two historically black universities—the Raleigh area is unusually rich in both educational opportunities and cultural experiences.

Use the info and links below to plan your trip to Raleigh, N.C., to visit campuses!

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Where to go for live music, where to get the perfect brunch, the best museums to explore—get inside info from the people who know the area best here.
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Close to campuses and near plenty of things to do—find the perfect hotel for your family.
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  FoodWhere to eat

You'll not only find BBQ, biscuits and other Southern staples but also a world of innovative dishes from renowned chefs.
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Campus Tours

Interested in taking a campus tour? Check out the links below to get planning info from the institutions:

Campbell Law School
Meredith College
NC State
Saint Augustine's University
Shaw University
Shepherds Theological Seminary
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary 
Southeastern Free Will Baptist College
The Chef's Academy
All Are Welcome HereWake Technical Community College
William Peace University 

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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