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Health Sciences & Services Schools in North Carolina

92 Health Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Health Sciences & Services is the 19th most popular major in the state out of a total 30 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 54
Bachelor’s Degree 38

Gender Distribution

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

Health Sciences & Services Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 17.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.2%
  • White: 56.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 22.8%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in North Carolina

There are 1,990 people in the state and 114,910 people in the nation working in health science jobs.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in North Carolina

In this state, health science grads earn an average of $41,610. Nationwide, they make an average of $43,480.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in North Carolina that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

54 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
3,208 Total Students

An average student at UMO will pay a net price of $16,136. 100% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
2,536 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $21,270. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

#3

Greensboro College

Greensboro
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
1,026 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $21,106. 100% of the teachers are full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,700 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,900 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.50%.

#5

Brevard College

Brevard
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
702 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.28 years. 100% of the teachers are full time.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
49 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,900 a year.

#7

Lees - McRae College

Banner Elk
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
966 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,600 a year.

#7

Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
1,365 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.20%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
767 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. An average student at SAU will pay a net price of $25,403. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,639 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,607. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at WCU.

#7

Mars Hill University

Mars Hill
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
1,154 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Graduates earn an average $28,400 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,053.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in NC

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Community Health Workers 20% $36,850

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Nursing 7,453
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,046
Allied Health Professions 2,305
Allied Health Services 1,989
Public Health 1,178
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,051
Mental & Social Health Services 1,036
Rehabilitation Professions 827

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