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So you're from Wilson, NC?

Fortunately for you, Wilson, NC offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Wilson College and University Demographics

There are a total of 67 degree and certificate programs offered at Wilson's 4 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from electrician to sport and fitness administration/management to special education and teaching, general.

Mitchells Hairstyling Academy is the top-ranked school in Wilson. It was ranked 56th in the nation in 2010. Mitchells Hairstyling Academy has a student population of approximately 25. Amongst students at Mitchells Hairstyling Academy, the most popular area of study is Beauty.

Tuition

On average, colleges and universities in Wilson schools charge students $5,923 per year in tuition fees. The Wilson school charging the highest tuition rates is Barton College, which charges students $21,784 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Wilson is at Wilson Community College, which charges students $1,907 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at Wilson colleges received an estimated $6,034,426 in financial aid. Of this aid, $5,961,243 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. Wilson Community College gave its students $3,057,516 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Wilson school.

Wilson Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 3,319 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of Wilson. This is 1% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of North Carolina. With 2,119 students, Wilson Community College had the highest total student enrollment in Wilson. On the other hand, with only 25 students, Mitchells Hairstyling Academy had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Wilson colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 75%. For every 100 students who enroll in Wilson schools, 53 eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Mitchells Hairstyling Academy has a graduation rate of 100%, while Wilson Community College has a graduation rate of 19%.

Diversity

Approximately 69% of students enrolled in Wilson schools are female. 46% of Wilson college students are 24 years old or younger. For every 100 Wilson college students, 49 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. The highest percentage of diverse students in Wilson in 2009 was at Wilson Community College, which had a minority student population that was 52% of the total student population of the school.

Wilson Faculty Demographics

Wilson schools had 5,306 faculty members in 2010. 46% of faculty members at Wilson schools were female. 37% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

The average faculty to student ratio for Wilson schools was 1 to 1 in 2009. John Wesley College had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Wilson, with 1 to 1.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location Wilson Community College Wilson NC 11.0228 n/a 2,119
0 miles from location Barton College Wilson NC 20.6472 17% 1,150
1 miles from location Mitchells Hairstyling Academy Wilson NC 43.8609 100% 25
5,548 miles from location Mitchells Hairstyling Academy Wilson NC 43.8609 100% 25
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Wilson, NC to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Home Health Aides+ 11,440 $19,020 $21,760
2
Retail Salespersons+ 6,440 $23,450 $25,000
3
Registered Nurses+ 5,820 $58,550 $67,720
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 4,740 $27,690 $32,000
5
Office Clerks, General+ 3,960 $24,180 $28,240
6
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 3,570 $43,070 $54,330
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 3,540 $30,300 $35,340
8
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 3,520 $35,670 $39,890
9
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 3,370 $20,950 $25,140
10
Correctional Officers and Jailers+ 3,070 $33,800 $42,780
11
General and Operations Managers+ 2,750 $105,520 $113,100
12
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 2,750 $43,290 $54,880
13
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 2,550 $43,730 $50,770
14
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 1,910 $38,200 $45,860
15
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 1,890 $40,100 $41,360
16
Construction Laborers+ 1,830 $24,740 $33,590
17
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 1,680 $48,260 $62,260
18
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 1,610 $37,110 $55,620
19
Cooks, Restaurant+ 1,450 $18,920 $23,260
20
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 1,400 $32,900 $38,200
21
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 1,390 $23,100 $29,200
22
Accountants and Auditors+ 1,330 $60,120 $68,960
23
Carpenters+ 1,330 $28,660 $43,890
24
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 1,180 $30,100 $33,300
25
Electricians+ 1,110 $36,770 $51,810
26
Security Guards+ 1,070 $22,390 $26,870
27
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 1,040 $30,480 $33,270
28
Child, Family, and School Social Workers+ 1,010 $41,040 $43,850
29
Pharmacy Technicians+ 1,000 $23,800 $29,330
30
Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders+ 970 $25,660 $26,360
31
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 950 $26,830 $30,100
32
Medical Assistants+ 860 $27,130 $29,760
33
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 840 $20,230 $24,180
34
Financial Managers+ 810 $94,990 $116,970
35
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School+ 800 $61,620 $89,990
36
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary+ 750 $46,020 $52,790
37
Medical Secretaries+ 720 $27,840 $31,820
38
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 640 $35,600 $50,360
39
Industrial Production Managers+ 620 $91,490 $95,660
40
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors+ 610 $41,150 $51,080
41
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School+ 610 $43,770 $55,220
42
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 580 $47,420 $55,970
43
Loan Officers+ 570 $55,060 $65,900
44
Medical and Health Services Managers+ 560 $81,980 $93,670
45
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians+ 540 $27,670 $35,010
46
Construction Managers+ 530 n/a $94,240
47
Dental Assistants+ 530 $39,390 $34,140
48
Cooks, Short Order+ 490 $18,480 $21,030
49
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers+ 490 $35,400 $44,860
50
Lawyers+ 450 $81,890 $129,440