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Nursing Practice Schools in North Carolina

294 Nursing Practice students earned their degrees in the state in 2021-2022.

In terms of popularity, Nursing Practice is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 16 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in North Carolina

Nursing Practice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 287
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 287
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 287
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7

Gender Distribution

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

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 14.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 70.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
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Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in North Carolina

There are 116,490 people in the state and 3,504,280 people in the nation working in nursing practice jobs.

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Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in North Carolina

Nursing Practice grads earn an average of $104,100 in the state and $110,030 nationwide.

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There are 10 colleges in North Carolina that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
19,038 Total Students

In their early career, UNC Greensboro grads earn an average salary of $38,795. 86% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

#2

Duke University

Durham
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
17,620 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. In their early career, Duke grads earn an average salary of $82,232. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $31,416.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
28,021 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,162. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at ECU.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
2,405 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Graduates earn an average $40,829 after graduation.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
31,641 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 60% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $52,831 after graduation. 75% of the teachers are full time.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
11,877 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.35 years. 86% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
30,448 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.49 years to graduate. The 1.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $44,858 after graduation.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
18,030 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $19,999. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at UNCW.

#9

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
8,947 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The student loan default rate is 0.30% which is lower than average.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
5,226 Total Students

64% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.20%. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Nursing Practice Careers in NC

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 36% $101,540
Medical and Health Services Managers 19% $101,020
Registered Nurses 16% $62,940

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Registered Nursing 6,191
Family Practice Nursing 322
Nursing Research & Other 164
Adult Health Nursing 149
Nursing Administration 88
Nursing Science 69
School Nursing 52
Nurse Anesthetist 47

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