Barton College is a four-year private college that provides students with a strong academic focus and opportunities for leadership development. Barton offers over 40 majors and minors including a liberal arts emphasis that encourages intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual growth.
Located in Wilson, North Carolina, Barton College is an academic community of approximately 1,000 students and 200 faculty and staff. Nationally recognized for its programs in education, deaf education, nursing, and social work and for its championship athletics teams, the school maintains a close-knit atmosphere and emphasizes individual attention and engaged learning.
Our 65-acre campus is home to Barton Bulldogs varsity athletics and boasts five residence halls, the W. N. Hackney Library, the Kennedy Recreation & Intramural Center, and other state-of-the-art facilities.
In 1923 the College adopted the words Habebunt Lumen Vitae They shall have the light of life — as its official college motto. In 1955, the College was accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.