Learn at the Center

Learn at the Center

The Epicenter of Education & Energy

Home to 21 colleges and universities and a wide variety of excellent K-12 options, the NC Triad is a hub for learning. Our diverse range of higher-ed schools build strong minds and inject energy into our community with a variety of events and lectures. Public and private schools for all ages and learning styles are accessible, so learning experiences can be tailored to suit each child’s individual needs. Whether you’re looking for the best environment for your child, want to brush up on new technical skills or earn a four-year degree in arts or sciences, the Triad is sure to suit your needs.


The Piedmont Regional Workforce Alliance aims to promote effective regional collaboration for economic prosperity through workforce preparedness.



Best College in North Carolina (Wake Forest University)

U.S. News & World Report 2024

Best Regional College in the South (High Point University)

U.S. News & World Report 2024

Best Small College in North Carolina (University of North Carolina School of the Arts)

Niche 2024

Best Private University in North Carolina (Elon University)

Niche 2023

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