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Nursing Science Schools in North Carolina

47 Nursing Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Nursing Science is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Science Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 25
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 25
Master’s Degree 22

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Science Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 10.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.1%
  • White: 61.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.8%
  • Other Races: 10.6%
Nursing Science Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Science Grads in North Carolina

There are 104,670 people in the state and 3,007,670 people in the nation working in nursing science jobs.

Nursing Science Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Nursing Science Jobs in North Carolina

Nursing Science grads earn an average of $64,850 in the state and $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in North Carolina that offer nursing science degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
20,196 Total Students

The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at UNC Greensboro. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. 87% of students get financical aid.


Duke University

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
16,686 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 93%. This private institution charges an average net price of $23,442. The student loan default rate is 0.60% which is lower than average.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,651 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 78% of the teachers are full time.

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.70%. This public school has an average net price of $13,918. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Nursing Science Careers in NC

Some of the careers nursing science majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 23% $64,520
Registered Nurses 16% $62,940

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Registered Nursing 6,226
Nursing Research & Other 316
Family Practice Nursing 254
Nursing Practice 232
Adult Health Nursing 144
Nursing Administration 97
Nurse Anesthetist 47
School Nursing 40

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