Education & Healthcare
Nash UNC Health Care
Nash County offers access to first-class health and medical care at Nash-UNC Health Care and has a diverse staff of approximately 180 distinguished physicians. Nash UNC has 345 beds and is comprised of four licensed hospitals: Nash General Hospital, Nash Day Hospital, Coastal Plain Hospital, and Bryant T. Aldridge Rehabilitation Center. With the continuing advancement of technology, Nash UNC has grown include the Danny Talbott Cancer Center, Emergency Care Center with a Pediatric Emergency Care Department, Heart Center, Mayo Surgery Pavilion, and the Women’s Center. Nash UNC Health Care is a county owned, not-for-profit health care system with an unbroken record of accreditation by the Joint Commission.
Nash County Health Department
There are two public health department locations in Nash County which offer many services in an effort to keep our residents and community healthy. Nash County Health Department serves all Nash County residents and strives to prevent diseases, detect and treat health problems early, and promote healthy lifestyles. The Nash County Health Department offers confidential services at no cost or on a sliding fee scale and includes environmental health staff, solid waste program staff, animal control staff, health education and planning staff, and clinical services staff.
Nash Community College
Nash Community College (NCC) consistently ranks as one of the top Community Colleges in the state. As a comprehensive college, NCC provides a multitude of educational programs and continuing education opportunities to support growing industries. Technical and vocational courses provide a prepared and educated workforce for the area. NCC is an excellent partner and resources when it comes to providing customized training in the fields of advanced manufacturing, electronics, life sciences and biopharma.
North Carolina Wesleyan College
North Carolina Wesleyan College is a 4-year private liberal arts college with over 1200 students. NCWC features a growing student population with a host of international and domestic students focusing on areas of study in education, biology and technology. Tucked away in small close knit campus students grow valuable skills while pursing higher education.
Nash-Rocky Mount Public School Systems (K-12)
The Nash-Rocky Mount Public School (NRMS) System focuses on preparing all students bright and prosperous futures by deliberately and intentionally providing rigorous and relevant instruction in every classroom, every day. NRMS serves more than 15,000 students from Pre K-High School, across 29 campuses.
Regional Colleges and Universities
- NC State University
- Duke University
- UNC Chapel Hill
- East Carolina University
- Shaw University
- Barton College
- Meredith College
- William Peace College
- St Augustine’s College