Higher education opportunities are plentiful with colleges and universities close by. North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill are three major research universities located just a short drive from our town. With programs like engineering, communications, a dental and medical school, and law school, you're sure to be able to find a program that fits your needs.

Wake Technical Community College is a stone's throw from the town, with its main campus just a few miles north of Fuquay-Varina, It's the second largest community college in the state of North Carolina, with an annual enrollment of 65,000.

Fuquay-Varina is part of the Wake County Public School System, the largest school system in the state of North Carolina, and one of the top performing large systems in the nation. As part of that system, Fuquay-Varina is home to five elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and one public charter school.