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General Education Schools in North Carolina

In 2018-2019, 125 students earned their Education degrees in NC.

In this state, General Education is the 50th most popular major out of a total 182 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in North Carolina

Education majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 99
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26

Gender Distribution

In North Carolina, a education major is more popular with women than with men.

General Education Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in North Carolina is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 16.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.6%
  • White: 72.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.0%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
General Education Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in North Carolina

2,500 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for General Education Jobs in North Carolina

In this state, education grads earn an average of $66,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in North Carolina that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,499 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.30 years. This public school has an average net price of $18,910.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
29,877 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,918. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 67% get financial aid.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
12,167 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. 88% of students get financical aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
668 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,700. 100% of students get financical aid. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Pfeiffer University

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
1,277 Total Students

In their early career, Pfeiffer University grads earn an average salary of $33,200. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.


Lees - McRae College

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0 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
848 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $21,232. Graduates earn an average $29,600 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate.

General Education Careers in NC

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Education Professors 10% $63,460

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to education.

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Educational Administration 1,263
Teacher Education Grade Specific 820
Student Counseling 579
Curriculum & Instruction 250
Teacher Education Subject Specific 218
Instructional Media Design 160
Special Education 89
Teaching English or French 58

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