Barton College

Location Wilson
Established 1902
Famous For Liberal arts education


Barton College is a private educational institution located in Wilson, North Carolina. It was founded in 1902 as the Atlantic Christian College and serves as a liberal arts college. It is composed of seven schools and two departments: the School of Nursing, School of Allied Health and Sport Studies, School of Social Work, School of Education, School of Business, School of Humanities, School of Sciences, Department of Art and Design, and the Department of Communication and Performing Arts. The college has around 1,200 students enrolled in all the schools and departments.

The college provides a strong academic focus and various opportunities for leadership development to the students. It offers 36 undergraduate and graduate degrees in over 60 academic programs and 6 professional and licensure programs. The small size of the college is taken advantage of by giving students collaborative learning opportunities in every aspect of their college education.

Services for International Students

The Georgia Brewer Campion Center for Academic Success offers support services in the academics at the college. The Office of Student Engagement provides community services, and the college also offers career planning services to interested students.


  • 14th in the Regional Colleges South category by US News National Universities Rankings
  • 8th in the Best Value Schools category by US News National Universities Rankings
  • 7th in the Top Performers on Social Mobility by the US News National Universities Rankings


Barton College offers on-campus accommodation through 4 residence halls and other apartment and suites options. Students can choose from single and double occupancy rooms at the housing facilities.

About Location

The city of Wilson is one of the most beautiful cities in North Carolina. It has a friendly environment, and many sporting and cultural activities are present just 45 minutes away in Raleigh, the state capital. Students can also enjoy the beaches, which are around two hours away from the college, and on weekends, they can head to the mountains of the state.

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