English in North Carolina

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Schools Offering English Programs in North Carolina


Approximately 0.8% of graduates in of North Carolina receive English degrees every year. That means an estimated 1,730 english professionals graduate from North Carolina's 49 English schools each year.

Top Schools

Duke University, which was ranked 10th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in North Carolina that has a English program. It is located in Durham. In 2010, 99 students graduated from Duke University's English program. Students at Duke University paid $40,243 per year in tuition fees.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which was ranked 12th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in North Carolina that has a English program. It is located in Chapel Hill. 202 students graduated with degree in English from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill charged in-state students $6,665 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in North Carolina that has a English program is Davidson College. Davidson College, which was ranked 19th in the country in 2010, is located in Davidson. In 2010, 61 students graduated from Davidson College English program. Tuition at Davidson College was $36,683 per year.

Cost

English schools in North Carolina, charge students an average tuition of $17,252 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,243 per year, or as little as $3,476 per year. In 2010, the English schools that charged the highest tuition rates in North Carolina were:

  1. Duke University - located in Durham, students are charged $40,243 per year
  2. Wake Forest University - located in Winston Salem, students are charged $39,970 per year
  3. Davidson College - located in Davidson, students are charged $36,683 per year

The following North Carolina English schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Fayetteville State University - located in Fayetteville, students are charged $3,476 per year
  2. Elizabeth City State University - located in Elizabeth City, students are charged $3,640 per year
  3. Winston-Salem State University - located in Winston Salem, students are charged $4,088 per year

An English degree from a North Carolina school... what next?

The North Carolina counties with the largest populations of english professional are:

  1. Franklin County - 1,140 english professionals
  2. Anson County - 650 english professionals
  3. Bladen County - 610 english professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 10,220 english professionals will be working in North Carolina. This would require the number of english professional to grow by 15%.

Salary

english professionals in North Carolina make an average of $56,683 per year. However, North Carolina english professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,870 per year to more than $123,240 per year in 2010. The following counties in North Carolina have the highest average salaries for english professionals:

  1. Chatham County - $67,975 per year
  2. Franklin County - $63,600 per year
  3. Davie County - $62,420 per year

On average, english professionals earn the least in the following North Carolina counties:

  1. Alleghany County - $35,560 per year
  2. Brunswick County - $37,320 per year
  3. Caswell County - $37,800 per year

The english professionals with highest average salaries in North Carolina were:

  1. Technical Writer - $68,970 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $55,460 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $45,620 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in North Carolina were:

  1. Creative Writer - $55,460 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $45,620 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional North Carolina statistics regarding a career in English. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in English in North Carolina
  • Master's Degree in English in North Carolina
  • Doctoral Degree in English in North Carolina

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,590 miles from location North Carolina State University at Raleigh Raleigh NC 80.1149 46% 33,819
5,613 miles from location University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill NC 88.0971 53% 28,916
5,516 miles from location East Carolina University Greenville NC 67.9538 42% 27,654
5,702 miles from location University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte NC 66.4914 39% 24,701
5,656 miles from location University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro NC 64.7816 38% 21,306
5,761 miles from location Appalachian State University Boone NC 72.8402 36% 16,968
5,607 miles from location Duke University Durham NC 90.1777 41% 14,350
5,533 miles from location University of North Carolina-Wilmington Wilmington NC 71.9817 38% 12,924
0 miles from location North Carolina A & T State University Greensboro NC 56.3873 55% 10,614
5,840 miles from location Western Carolina University Cullowhee NC 61.4786 33% 9,429
5,605 miles from location North Carolina Central University Durham NC 54.3059 46% 8,587
5,683 miles from location Wake Forest University Winston Salem NC 40.8227 30% 7,079
5,612 miles from location University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke NC 53.5737 49% 6,661
5,679 miles from location Winston-Salem State University Winston Salem NC 52.9978 62% 6,427
5,597 miles from location Fayetteville State University Fayetteville NC 49.3718 38% 6,283
5,591 miles from location Campbell University Buies Creek NC 62.1054 51% 5,894
5,639 miles from location Elon University Elon College NC 73.8091 32% 5,666
5,755 miles from location Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs NC 25.6188 33% 3,909
5,807 miles from location University of North Carolina at Asheville Asheville NC 66.7846 33% 3,897
5,666 miles from location High Point University High Point NC 60.6052 32% 3,603
5,552 miles from location Mount Olive College Mount Olive NC 21.3151 35% 3,569
5,458 miles from location Elizabeth City State University Elizabeth City NC 54.0353 40% 3,264
5,661 miles from location Guilford College Greensboro NC 61.7421 19% 2,833
5,707 miles from location Queens University of Charlotte Charlotte NC 60.037 24% 2,568
5,589 miles from location Shaw University Raleigh NC 18.9782 27% 2,538
5,592 miles from location Meredith College Raleigh NC 27.9584 37% 2,262
5,597 miles from location Methodist University Fayetteville NC 50.5408 24% 2,183
5,684 miles from location Wingate University Wingate NC 25.3908 15% 2,163
5,678 miles from location Pfeiffer University Misenheimer NC 21.9215 35% 2,015
5,710 miles from location Davidson College Davidson NC 81.1072 41% 1,743
5,739 miles from location Lenoir-Rhyne University Hickory NC 25.6919 18% 1,674
5,720 miles from location Belmont Abbey College Belmont NC 17.8545 31% 1,638
5,588 miles from location Saint Augustines College Raleigh NC 47.1426 30% 1,529
5,709 miles from location Johnson C Smith University Charlotte NC 21.1162 20% 1,466
5,543 miles from location North Carolina Wesleyan College Rocky Mount NC 14.4059 29% 1,449
5,691 miles from location Catawba College Salisbury NC 26.0712 40% 1,358
5,656 miles from location Greensboro College Greensboro NC 52.8902 23% 1,264
5,792 miles from location Montreat College Montreat NC 53.631 46% 1,251
5,808 miles from location Mars Hill College Mars Hill NC 20.2932 26% 1,237
5,548 miles from location Barton College Wilson NC 20.6472 17% 1,150
5,691 miles from location Livingstone College Salisbury NC 39.3027 22% 1,082
5,509 miles from location Chowan University Murfreesboro NC 40.0449 37% 1,076
5,800 miles from location Warren Wilson College Swannanoa NC 58.0386 30% 1,028
5,680 miles from location Salem College Winston Salem NC 62.8417 44% 985
5,772 miles from location Lees-McRae College Banner Elk NC 22.4512 28% 906
5,654 miles from location Bennett College for Women Greensboro NC 23.9315 31% 766
5,589 miles from location Peace College Raleigh NC 18.661 25% 732
5,815 miles from location Brevard College Brevard NC 17.072 28% 663
5,628 miles from location St Andrews Presbyterian College Laurinburg NC 18.8047 n/a 600
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 4,430 $45,620 25.5%
2
Technical Writers + 1,050 $68,970 4.0%
3
Writers and Authors + 590 $55,460 -23.4%
 

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