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Elementary Education Schools in North Carolina

1,372 Elementary Teaching students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

An Elementary Education major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in North Carolina

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,140
Master’s Degree 144
Associate’s Degree 45
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 42
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 10.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 77.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Elementary Education Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in North Carolina

There are 40,830 people in the state and 1,410,970 people in the nation working in elementary teaching jobs.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in North Carolina

Elementary Teaching grads earn an average of $46,500 in the state and $62,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 61 colleges in North Carolina that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

239 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
28,718 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The student loan default rate of 5.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

172 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
19,108 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time. The 3.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

151 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
16,747 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,000 a year. The student loan default rate is 4.00% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
29,710 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,943. Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.59 years to complete their degree at UNC Charlotte.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
35,479 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,404. 70% of students get financical aid. In their early career, NC State grads earn an average salary of $41,200.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
20,106 Total Students

76% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.51 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

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

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at WCU. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

#8

High Point University

High Point
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
5,137 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
6,991 Total Students

76% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,137 Total Students

82% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

Elementary Education Careers in NC

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 8% $45,860

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Early Childhood Education 2,506
Teacher Development & Methodology 583
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 381
Middle School Education & Teaching 214
Teacher Education 29
Secondary Education 27

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